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High statistic causing police to take action

FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) – A staggering statistic showed motorcycle crashes in Kentucky have spiked 69 percent since this time in 2011 and Kentucky State Police are looking to curb that statistic.

KSP is organizing a media blitz. They are taking to the airwaves, twitter and Facebook with a message that stresses motorcycle safety awareness.

Helmets are optional for bikers in Kentucky so state police said motorcyclists need to use common sense when deciding how much protection to wear. Police are also stressing bikers and other drivers to look out for each other while sharing the road.

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