Georgia is known as a “peachy” state for motorcyclists, weather wise, and many Atlanta riders use their bikes year-round. However, even though other motorists share the roads with motorcyclists most of the year, there are still countless accidents caused by drivers who “didn’t see” motorcycles.
Failing to see a motorcyclist is not a valid excuse. Every driver is responsible for paying attention while driving, and motorcyclists have every right to be on the roads. Here are some helpful tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that Georgia drivers need to keep in mind year-round: