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Motorcycle Education course helps bring safer riders to South Dakota

By June 14, 2013General Posts

The Sioux Falls area has seen two motorcycle accidents over the past three days—one of which involved a non licensed driver. 

Members of the South Dakota Safety Council say non-licensed drivers are over-represented in the number of motorcycle accidents that occur each year.   

The first step in motorcycle safety is getting licensed and learning how to properly drive a bike; that's why the Safety Council offers motorcycle training classes every spring and summer. 

"This is not an activity that everyone is suited for so we would encourage that before you go out and buy an expensive motor cycle, enroll in a basic course and let the professionals teach you," said Rick Kiley, Director of the SD Motorcycle Rider Education Program with the SD Safety Council. 

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