It can seem so innocent to do this common summer task, and yet grass clippings and motorcycles have been the subject of fatalities annually. There is also debate amongst riders about whether these accidents are rider experience issues or fatal issues by careless minders of the byproduct from seasonal grass cutting.
The kicker that brought this deadly issue to the forefront most recently was the devastating fatality in 2019 of Cheryl Zeglen in Illinois, where the law suggests a maximum $50 fine against putting grass clippings onto roadways. This tragedy echoed the less publicized yet devastating fatality of Aaron Lee in Kentucky earlier in the year.
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