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THE GOVERNMENT

DEAR GOVERNORS, SENATORS,AND CONGRESS,

MY NAME IS RITA BEIMFOHR(43). MY HUSBAND HALLIE(46) AND I WERE RIDING OUR MOTORCYCLE ON JUNE 7, 2012 IN PEKIN, ILLINOIS WHEN A UHAUL TRUCK RAN A STOP SIGN AND STRUCK US BROADSIDE. WE SUFFERED MULTIPLE INJURIES. SOME OF THE INJURIES INCLUDE LOSS ON VISION IN AN EYE, FRACTURED VERTEBRAE IN NECK, MEMORY LOSS, BROKEN BONES, RODS AN SCREWS IN ARM AND LEG, LOTS OF ROAD RASH AND SCRAPES AND BRUISES. SINCE WEVE BEEN GOING THROUGH A LONG ROAD OF RECOVERY AND DUE TO LIMITATIONS, OUR LIVES AND BODIES WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. WE ARE ONE OF THE FORTUNATE ONES (AS MOST ARE NOT) AND VERY BLESSED TO STILL BE ALIVE.
THERE ARE ALOT OF PEOPLE GETTING HIT, RUN OVER, AND KILLED ON THEIR MOTORCYCLES DUE TO PEOPLE NOT PAYING ATTENTION AND NOT SEEING THEM. MANY PEOPLE ARE LOSING THEIR LOVED ONES THAT SOMETHING HAS GOT TO CHANGE. I FEEL THAT THERE NEEDS TO BE A VERY STRICT LAW AND TOUGHER CONSEQUENCES THAT NEEDS TO BE PASSED, LIKE THE LAW FOR CONSTRUCTION AREAS (HIT A WORKER 14 YEARS IN JAIL AND $10,000 FINE). SO FOR THE LIVES OF MOTORCYCLIST THE LAW SHOULD BE JUST AS STRICT, (HIT A MOTORCYCLIST: 14YEARS IN JAIL AND $10,000 FINE). BY PASSING A LAW, IT WOULD FORCE PEOPLE TO START SLOWING DOWN AND PAYING ATTENTION AND SEEING MOTORCYCLISTS SO LESS DEATHS AND ACCIDENTS WOULD OCCUR.
SINCERELY,
RITA BEIMFOHR

Signed,

Rita Beimfohr

This petition closed over 1 year ago

How this will help

I BELIEVE PEOPLE SHOULD SIGN MY PETITION TO HELP GET A LAW PASSED THAT IF YOU HIT A MOTORCYCLIST THEN YOU SHOULD HAVE TO FACE TOUGH CONSEQUENCES!!!

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