The 99th annual Laconia Bike Week is in full gear in New Hampshire, and it comes with a warning from law enforcement. “In terms of motorcycle accidents and fatalities, June is our highest month in both of those categories, unfortunately,” said Capt. Chris Vetter with the New Hampshire State Police. Last June, of the 144 nonfatal motorcycle crashes during the month, more than 50% took place during Bike Week. “You know motorcycles are difficult to see sometimes in traffic and intersections. We ask motorists to be aware. Check twice at the intersections, check your blind spots before changing lanes,” Vetter said. Officials say riders need to do their part. That means not operating impaired, wearing a helmet and following the rules of the road. Helmets are not required in the Live Free or Die state but law enforcement say wearing them can save lives.