The Insurance Bureau of Canada released safety tips for Canadian motorcyclists last week, as spring's warmer temperatures mean more of them will be on the roads. Citing Statistics Canada, IBC said there are 672,000 registered motorcycles and mopeds in Canada, one-third of them in Ontario. READ ON
CFRB host and comedian Mike Bullard still limps as a result of a crash two years ago when he slid his Harley Davidson under a Hummer.
“I was at South Service Rd. and Indian Rd. in Mississauga when a Hummer pulled out to make a left turn and then stopped,” he says. “Apparently it was her first time driving it and she had a problem making the turn because of a wall there. There was a guy in front of me and he stopped to yell and her and blocked the road so I had nowhere to go. READ ON
I have ridden over 500,000 miles on motorcycles. I have trained thousands of riders using the curriculum of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and have trained hundreds of instructors. I have exposed these riders to the dangerous myths of motorcycling and I hope by outlining them here some of the needless deaths — such as the latest one Sunday — can be avoided. READ ON