It's motorcycle season, and if you ride a bike, take note of these safety tips.

According to our sister station, WIBX:

"May is Motorcycle Safety Month, and with more than 340,000 registered motorcycles in New York State, the Department of Motor Vehicles is stressing the importance of being safe.

The DMV is reminding drivers to signal their intentions before switching lanes, never drive while distracted and never tailgate motorcyclists.Riders are encouraged to avoid being out in poor weather and to always wear a DOT-compliant helmet.

For more safety tips, visit the DMV’s website, or the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee website."