With warmer weather comes more motorcyclists on the road. It’s important to refresh on safety and injury-prevention techniques to keep from getting into a motorcycle accident. See below for a few tips and tricks to keep your summer injury free.
5 Motorcyclist Safety Tips
In a perfect world, drivers follow all necessary safety precautions to avoid accidents, but unfortunately, this isn’t the case. Following these safety tips can help prevent accidents from happening.
Wear Appropriate Gear
Wearing protective gear is one of the best ways a motorcyclist can prevent an injury in a motorcycle accident. Although summertime is known for its warm and refreshing breezes, it is important to still wear all your padded gear and helmet.
Know The Laws
Keep an eye out for changing speed limits, construction zones, and adverse weather conditions, as well as traffic laws and regulations. It is vital to always be aware of your surroundings to drive safely and avoid accidents.
Check Your Tires
Check your tires’ air pressure and traction quality, as this is one of the leading causes of many motorcycle accidents. If it begins to rain and your motorcycle has poor traction, you are very likely to slip and slide on the wet road. It is important to check them before every ride.
Check Your Brakes
One of the leading causes of motorcycle accidents is low tire air pressure and traction quality. If it begins to rain and your motorcycle has poor traction, you are very likely to slip and slide on the wet road. Check your tires before every ride.
Johnson & Biscone Will Fight for Your Justice
Whether you’ve been injured or been in an accident, you can count on the professionals at Johnson & Biscone to make sure justice is served. For over 40 years we’ve been serving people with personal injury cases in Oklahoma City, Edmond, and throughout the state as well. Give us a call at 405-232-6490 or visit us at www.oklalegal.com for an initial consultation.