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Easton Police Urge Bike & Motorcycle Safety

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EASTON, Md. - With spring upon us, the Easton Police Department is urging drivers to be cautious of more bikers and motorcycles on the road.

Police are reportedly urging cyclists to wear a properly fitted helmet, adjust their bicycle to fit, check their equipment before riding, wear clothing that allows them to be seen, control their bicycle with at least one hand on the handlebars, and to watch for and avoid road hazards.

In addition, in honor of Motorcycle Safety Month, police are reminding drivers that motorcycles may look further away than they actually are. Police are reportedly asking drivers to allow more of a following distance, and to take an extra moment to thoroughly check traffic incase motorcyclists are in their blind spot.

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