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8 Ways To Stay Visible Riding Your Motorcycle

"I didn't see him."

That's what first responders here most often after responding to accidents involving motorcycles.

That's part of an unfortunate truth of riding a motorcycle; it's easy for the rider to slip under the radar.

In a world of 18-wheelers, oversize pick-up trucks, mini-vans, and sedans, the motorcycle is often lost in the scramble.

People drive motorcycles for various reasons.

Among them are camaraderie, fuel efficiency, eco-friendly qualities, a sense of adventure, ease of parking, the ability to move through traffic and the image and feelings it creates.

As a motorcycle rider, you have as much right to the road as everyone else.

And, you have the right to be safe.

Unfortunately, most of the time you need to take your safety into your own hands.

One of the most proactive things you can do to ensure your safety on a bike is making sure you are visible on the road.

If you do everything you can to keep yourself visible, the "I didn't see him" excuse isn't going to fly.

Below we will talk about eight things you can do to increase your visibility and ensure your safety on a motorcycle.

Topics: motorcycle motorcycle safety

6 Tips To Avoid A Motorcycle Accident

It goes without saying that driving a car and operating a motorcycle are two completely different things.

Motorcycles are fun, quick, and convenient, but they come with considerable risks.

Motorcycles have less impact protection than cars, and because of that may more motorcycle accidents end up resulting in fatalities.

If you get in a wreck on a motorcycle, you are 27 times more likely to die than if you were driving a car.

And if you do survive, you are much more likely to end up with life-altering injuries and disabilities.

So when you are riding your motorcycle, it is important to be mindful of these facts and do all you can to avoid an accident.

Motorcycle accidents are dangerous, often fatal, and usually difficult to avoid.

Even though they are difficult to avoid, you still need to know ways to reduce your risk of being involved in a wreck.

In the article below, we will discuss six ways to avoid a motorcycle accident and make it home safe.

Topics: motorcycle motorcycle safety motorcycle accident Motorcycle Accident Injury Motorcycle Injury Attorney Bike Crash Lawyer