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Snellville aims to keep motorcyclists safe

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The weather is warming up and that means more motorcycles will be out on the roads, and Snellville is doing its part to keep bikers safe.

The city has installed motorcycle crossing signs. Snellville city council members and Allstate agents teamed up to place signs at several intersections around the city. City officials hope the new signs will help remind everyone to share the road.

"As a motorcycle rider and avid cyclist, I just think it's important that we let all of the people on the road know how important it is to watch for motorcycles," said motorcyclist Bobby Howard.

According to the CDC, since 2000 there has been a dramatic rise in motorcycle-related injuries and deaths.

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