The number of bikers dying on our roads is going up sharply.
In the North East, 12 motorcyclists have died so far this year. In North Yorkshire, there have been another 11 deaths - five times more than this time last year.
One of the county's most senior policemen has warned bikers to be vigilant.
Chris Kiddey reports.
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