Motorcycle Fatalities are on the rise

The Missouri Department of Transportation and the Coalition for Roadway Safety is reporting a dip in traffic fatalities in the Central Region. Trent Brooks with the Coalition for Roadway Safety said the region includes 18 counties in Missouri, and he said in 2023 the number of fatalities were down from 2022….

More importantly, Brooks reports that the number of motorcycle fatalities are on the rise.

He said a large number of the people who died in motorcycles crashes were not wearing a helmet.