Motorcycle riding is catching on here in Georgia. Not only are motorcycles comparatively low emission Vehicles, they are also very fuel friendly. addition, we have lots of beautiful roadways here at home that are a joy to ride on using two wheels. Whatever your reason for enjoying motorcycle riding, it is important to keep safety at the front of your mind. You are much more likely to end up in a fatal accident as a motorcycle as compared to driving a car. According to Motorcycle Cruiser, you only have about 1.5 to 2 seconds to react in a crash situation.
One of the biggest things to keep in mind is that a motorcycle has a much slimmer profile as compared to a regular four-wheeled vehicle. This means that many people are not going to see you. Because of this, it is smart to imagine that you are invisible while you are on the bike. Never assume that a driver notices your presence.
A good way to up your chances of being seen, however, is to wear bright gear. While most people imagine motorcyclist dressed in black, it is actually a better idea for a motorcyclist to dress in neon green. Brighter colors will help you be seen. In addition, always drive with your headlights on, even during the day. It is also smart to drive behind the side view mirror of the car in front of you. This will make them more likely to see you as compared to driving directly behind.
Where you drive will also impact your risk for a crash. You are actually safest driving on a highway, and at the most risk in a supermarket parking lot.