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La Vergne Police Promotes Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
The La Vergne Police Department will be partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to promote motorcycle safety during the month of May, which is nationally recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Agencies participate by providing information and increasing awareness in their communities about the importance of sharing the road and looking twice for motorcyclists.
"Motorcyclists will be out in force as the weather gets warmer, so this is the perfect time for us to remind our community about the vulnerability of motorcycle riders," said Chief Mike Walker. "All motorists need to know how to anticipate and respond to motorcyclists to avoid crashes. Please follow these safe driving tips to prevent crashing with a motorcycle:”
According to preliminary data, there were 2,988 crashes involving a motorcycle statewide last year. Of those crashes, Tennessee experienced 134 motorcycle fatalities. “Please drive safely and “Look Twice for Motorcycles!”
La Vergne Police Department
5093 Murfreesboro Road, LaVergne, Tennessee 37086
April 30, 2018
Anne Smith, PIO firstname.lastname@example.org (615) 287-8690