Joe Perez talks about a motorcycle crash he was in during a press event to launch the Ride to Live motorcycle safety campaign outside of Harrison Eurosports in Sandy on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News More motorcyclists are hitting Utah roads as temperatures start to rise, and officials with the Utah Department of Transportation and Utah Department of Public Safety are reminding all drivers to be cautious. “If I wasn’t wearing a helmet, or if I was wearing a half helmet, or if I had this up at the time, I would have no face,” said Joe Perez, a motorcycle crash survivor who spoke at an rider awareness campaign event in Sandy recently. He credits his bike gear for doing what it is meant to do. “When I hit, I had a...
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Motorcycle crash survivor shares story as new safety campaign begins