Warmer weather can entice motorcyclists to get back on their bikes and out on the road. And since May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, it’s particularly relevant for riders to take the proper precautions to help ensure that each ride is both safe and enjoyable. Consider these tips on protective gear and safe riding techniques before you take your bike out on the road again:
Beyond having the right motorcycle and protective gear, riders can help improve their safety by practicing some simple riding skills, according to the NSC:
Making sure you have the right gear and proper training can help prepare you for a safe motorcycle season. Take extra care this month to help make safety a priority while you enjoy the open road.
Originally published May 2010