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Too Many Minnesota Families Touched by Domestic Violence

​​Fifty-two people died last year in Minnesota at the hands of a spouse, significant other, former relationship, parent, child, grandparent or other family member. Many more survived the violence, only to have it continue. During this Domestic Violence Awareness Month we recognize and honor Minnesota families impacted by domestic violence.

There is a way out.​​​

Share the Love: Become a RiderCoach

There are probably many reasons you ride your motorcycle: Maybe it's the feeling of freedom when you're ou​t on the open road. Maybe it's the sense of camaraderie with your fellow riders. But at least one of the reasons is probably that you just plain love to ride. Have you ever thought about sharing that love with others as a certified RiderCoach? The Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Center offers rider training courses at colleges and universities around the state, and it needs more RiderCoaches to teach them.

Check out this DPS blog to learn how to become one.​​​​

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​Expect the unexpected by wearing full protective gear, having a riding strategy and polishing your riding skills. Deer are more active​ in the fall, and motorcyclists should be extra cautious when out riding.