There’s still time left in the season to enjoy the open roads on your bike. In fact, the upcoming change in leaf colors is a perfect reason to stretch out your riding time. But this also means the risk of being injured in an accident.
The following 10 tips will make your motorcycle ride safer:
- always wear a helmet;
- don’t ride in another vehicle’s blind spot;
- use your headlights;
- know the limits of your bike;
- use your signals;
- drive the speed limit;
- don’t follow other vehicles too closely;
- wear protective clothing;
- inspect your bike before riding; and
- brake carefully.
Make sure you obey all traffic laws and don’t take advantage of the size of your bike to maneuver unsafely around other vehicles. Following these tips not only can protect you, but also others who share the road.
Contacting a New York Motorcycle Accident Attorney
If you have been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, you may have the right to compensation. Talking to an attorney at Gacovino, Lake & Associates can help you learn what your legal rights are. For help with your claim, contact us today at 1-800-246-HURT (4878).