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Why Does Florida Lead The Nation In Motorcycle Fatalities?

For 10 days every year, Florida becomes the epicenter of the motorcycling world. Daytona bike week brings motorcyclists of all types from every corner of the US, and from across the world, but our state has a dark secret when it comes to motorcyclists on our street. Florida just happens to be one of the deadliest states for motorcyclists in the entire country. Why Does Florida Lead The Nation In Motorcycle Fatalities? Riders have been taking to social media recently with stories of increased hostility at the Daytona festivities this year. From aggressive drivers to people paying more attention to their smartphones than the road—motorcyclists in Florida have been feeling more vulnerable. This problem has become too big to ignore, and a solution doesn’t appear to be in sight. The US saw 4,584 motorcycle fatalities in 2014, which was a 2 percent decrease from the numbers in 2013, but Florida…
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