A couple of warmer days in recent weeks has brought out the earlier-bird motorcycle riders. After a long winter, warmer weather is on its way to stay and so is the motorcycle traffic. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety reports there are more than 409,000 licensed motorcyle operators in the state and nearly 236,000 registered motorcycles. Motorists are reminded to watch carefully for motorcycles in traffic, and always look twice before turning or changing lanes.
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
WILLMAR - Shortly before 10 p.m. on March 11, Anand Baskaran, 30, of East Northport, N.Y., died after hitting a pothole and losing control of his motorcycle near Theodore Wirth Parkway on Interstate 394 outside Minneapolis.
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