With Florida’s amazing weather, it should come as no surprise that the state ranks second in the nation for motorcycle ownership. In 2012, Florida had 619,150 registered motorcycles, with only California having more on the roads. The most commonly driven motorcycles include Harley Davidson, Honda, Yamaha, and Polaris, but other types can also be seen on Florida highways and roadways.
Summertime equals vacations for countless families across the United States, and the state of Florida is certainly no exception. Some Florida residents may be planning trips to visit friends and family, heading to a beach, or even traveling out of state. Vacationers from other states may be making Florida their destination. One thing is for sure: summer months are seeing a significant increase in traffic on the roadways. The risk of being injured in an accident is present any time one travels, but that risk increases with more vehicles on the road. Read on for important steps drivers can take to ensure their careful attention to the road while driving leads to safer travels for everyone.