At least five motorcyclists have perished on Idaho roads in the past week or so, prompting the GUARDIAN to issue a special alert.
A crash in Canyon County last week, two in Boise within the past two days (State St. near Sycamore, and Cole and Brentwood) a head-on on Warm Springs a few days ago and at least one more fatal bike crash in N. Idaho are cause for alarm.
You don’t need to be a trooper in a big hat to tell automobile drivers to “look twice” for motorcycles and also warn two-wheel drivers to be as visible as possible with daytime headlights, wear helmets, and obey traffic laws.
Combine those tragic, unnecessary deaths with the guy injured riding a skateboard at 11 p.m. down the South Roosevelt hill and crashing into a car and you have significant contributions to what coppers term the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer.”
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