Combine the fact that more people are turning to motorcycles and scooters to save money with the fact that Idaho does not have a helmet law, and you're asking for trouble. All the more reason to take advantage of programs like Idaho STAR--Skills Training Advantage for Riders. The Idaho Transportation Department program is run by Boise State and gives riders the skills they need to stay alive. Here's a sobering statistic: 92 percent of riders in crashes are self-taught. Besides, most insurance companies offer a discount with completion.
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