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Learn how Technology is Advancing Motorcycle Safety on Advancements Television Series | News

JUPITER, Fla., March 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Scheduled to broadcast on Bloomberg in 2022, an upcoming episode of the award-winning television series, Advancements with Ted Danson, will focus on innovations in wireless motorcycle lighting, brake-light and turn-signal technology.

This segment of Advancements will explore safety pertaining to motorcycles, which make up 3 percent of all registered vehicles and 0.6 percent of all vehicle miles traveled in the United States. Audiences will hear why motorcyclists accounted for 14 percent of all traffic fatalities, 17 percent of all occupant fatalities, and 3 percent of all occupant injuries in 2019. The show will uncover how developments in wearable technology are now making it safer for motorcycle riders.

Hearing from experts in the field, viewers will learn about ROAME® and its patented lighting system, which wirelessly mimics a motorcycle’s brake-lights and turn-signals. Viewers will learn how the technology makes motorcycle riders

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Motorcycle dangling off Main Street bridge in Daytona Beach after rider ran safety arm, police say

Crews work to pull up a motorcycle from over the edge of the draw of the Main Street Bridge, Saturday March 12, 2022 folwing a crash on the bridge.d

Crews work to pull up a motorcycle from over the edge of the draw of the Main Street Bridge, Saturday March 12, 2022 folwing a crash on the bridge.d

DAYTONA BEACH — The Main Street bridge re-opened after it was closed just before 10 a.m. Saturday following a motorcycle accident that damaged the structure.

The motorcycle was heading east on Main Street toward the beach when it ran through one of the traffic arms that dropped into position to allow the drawbridge to rise, police said.

The driver wasn’t injured, but the motorcycle is now dangling off the bridge. The damaged traffic arm must be replaced and a bridge inspection must be completed by FDOT before it can reopen, according to authorities.

Crews work to pull up a motorcycle and the trailer it was pulling from over the edge of the draw of the Main Street Bridge, Saturday March 12, 2022 following a crash on the bridge.

Crews work to pull up a motorcycle and the trailer it was pulling from over the edge of the draw of the Main Street Bridge, Saturday March 12,

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More motorcyclists hit the roads with the warm weather; MSHP troopers offer driving safety tips

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The warmer weather is bringing more motorcycles out of the garage and onto the streets. With more motorcyclists on the roads comes safety concerns for all drivers.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is urging all drivers to be more cautious as they approach intersections or change lanes. Sgt. Mike McClure says people need to keep in mind more motorcyclists will be out on the roads.

”We are afforded less protection riding a motorcycle or a tricycle or bicycle,” Sgt. McClure says. “We just don’t have the protection of the vehicle that is afforded by another type of vehicle.”

In 2021, Troop D reported 36 motorcycle fatalities. Of those deaths, 25 people weren’t wearing a helmet.

Sgt. Mike McClure is urging drivers to stay vigilant and put any distractions down as more motorcyclists hit the roads.

“A motorcyclist will be riding up the center line between cars

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Friends say safety was top concern for father killed in motorcycle crash

Dave Parham was the kind of guy everyone turned to. Family and friends say he helped countless people in the community, fixing their cars as a mechanic and taking neighborhood kids under his watch. He loved his wife Rhonda, step-daughter Ellie, and was the best dad in the world to his 8-year-old son, Jase. 

“He was just so thoughtful to help everybody but himself. He always put himself last,” said family friend Meg Ozbirn. “To Jase, his dad was his whole world. His whole world.”

On Friday, Jase and his dad had just finished a taco lunch off 14th Street in Bradenton. They were on Dave’s motorcycle, only a few minutes away from home. Ozbirn said safety was key to Dave. 

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“Dave would never take

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