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COLUMBUS, Ind. — The number of Bartholomew County accidents involving motorcycles and the resulting injuries from these accidents are both down about 25 percent through the first nine months of this year.
But before people jump to the conclusion that these statistics represent a breakthrough in safety, a leading motorcycle safety group spokesman and local police are certain there's another reason for the drop.
"The truth is, the real factor has been the weather," said Jay Jackson, executive director of American Bikers Aimed Toward Education, known as ABATE.
Please read Friday's edition of The Republic for more details.
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