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3 Motorcycle Safety Tips April 17, 2020

Boston, Suffolk
3 Motorcycle Safety Tips, Boston, Massachusetts

Motorcycle driving requires a different set of skills than driving a regular car, and it also calls for a higher level of care and attention. Motorcycle accidents can be more dangerous than other road collisions, as it's easier to lose control of a motorbike, and there are no steel enclosures protecting drivers. If you're a new rider, review the following pointers to help keep you safe on the road.

How to Stay Safe on a Motorcycle

1. Take a Safety Course

New riders may feel overwhelmed with the controls and maneuvering techniques as they hit the open road. If you want to be more confident in your driving skills, take a motorcycle riding or safety course. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation offers basic and advanced courses, as do other track schools and organizations that give individualized instruction.

2. Gear Up

motorcycle accidentsWhile you're still improving your riding skills, you need to protect yourself from the friction and impact that can result from a motorcycle accident. Given the many road hazards facing drivers, even experienced riders need to observe precautions. Wear the right gear, which includes a motorcycle jacket, full pants, gloves, boots, and a helmet that can shield you from road rash and save your life. When shopping for equipment, opt for a full-face helmet that has a comfortable and lightweight design.

3. Know What to Do During an Accident

Even the most cautious drivers can get into a motorcycle accident, so it's best to know the steps to take following a mishap. Your priority should always be to get immediate medical attention for injured individuals, including yourself. Then, call the police and have them make a formal report about the incident.

If you can, take photos of the scene and move your motorcycle off the highway to keep other drivers safe. Finally, to ensure your rights are defended and you can receive fair compensation, contact a reliable attorney as soon as possible.


The Bellotti Law Group, P.C. in Boston, MA, is committed to protecting your interests and delivering the best possible outcomes in cases involving motorcycle accidents. Their attorneys also provide legal representation for personal injury, wrongful death, and workers' compensation claims, so you can trust their experience. To schedule a free consultation, call them today at (617) 778-1000 or fill out their online form.

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