Live Free Ride Alive Motorcycle Program Appearing At Pocono Raceway

Live Free Ride Alive Motorcycle Program Appearing At Pocono Raceway

Riders Encouraged to Visit, Share Experiences
Live Free Ride Alive (LFRA), PennDOT’ s comprehensive motorcycle safety program aimed at reducing the number of motorcycle crashes and fatalities on Pennsylvania roadways through education and interaction among riders, will sponsor a booth at the Pocono Raceway Aug. 1-3.
 
Riders at the event can access the program’s interactive website designed specifically for motorcyclists, www.LiveFreeRideAlive.com, by stopping by the LFRA booth. The website challenges riders to accept personal responsibility for their own safety. Important messages include obeying the speed limit and not drinking and riding. The website also emphasizes the importance of being properly licensed to operate a motorcycle and encourages the use of protective gear when riding.
 
The website also features short videos explaining the free courses available for all riders through the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program.
 
Website users can also share their riding experiences and lessons about what they’ve learned about riding. Riders can take the “Be One Less” pledge, through which they promise to strive to be “one less” crash statistic in honor of motorcyclists who have been injured or killed in crashes.
 
For more information, visit the LFRA website.
 
Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 700 traffic cameras. 511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/PennDOTNews and like the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PennsylvaniaDepartmentofTransportation.
 

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