Many people view motorcycles as a dangerous form of transportation. Statistics show the injuries resulting from motorcycle collisions are often far worse than those from automobile crashes. As avid motorcyclists, we have compiled a list of suggestions to help fellow bikers stay safe. Here are some common-sense suggestions that will help you avoid motorcycle accidents:
Think safety first: Enroll in a New Hampshire motorcycle training class and complete the training course provided by the NH DMV. It is relatively inexpensive and provides great motorcycle riding instruction and safety tips. In addition, it may also reduce your insurance premiums. To be visible on the roadways, make sure you take advantage of all safety equipment available for motorcyclists, including brightly-colored clothing. Bright colors make it easier for others to see you in low light.
Left-turning vehicles: This is one of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents. Habitually, drivers are usually on the lookout for other automobile drivers, not motorcyclists. So it is up to you to be on the look-out for unexpected left turning vehicles. Slow down when approaching an intersection and be prepared to take evasive action if necessary. If a collision occurs and you sustain serious injuries, it’s advisable to speak with an experienced motorcycle accident attorney before giving any statements to insurance companies.
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