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Motorcycle Safety for Riding in the Rain

THE MOTORCYCLIST'S GUIDE TO RIDING IN THE RAIN GEAR UP WATERPROOF YOUR GEAR Brightly colored bandana or accessory Anti-fog coated face shield or goggles Waterproof Jacket + Pants Thick, waterproof gloves Trash bag + duct tape (to conceal your belongings) Change of dry clothes (Bring extra socks!) SAFETY TIPS NAVIGATE THE WET ROADS SAFELY Plan Your Route Plan for Reduced Traction Beware of Puddles Map out your route ahead of time, making sure there are rest stops along the way. Try to avold long, lonely stretches of highway. Go slow! Moisture brings all of Standing water can cause your bike to skid, and there may be gravel or debris lying below the oil from the road to the surface of the pavement making it nearly as slick as ice. the surface. Allow for Increased Find a Rest Stop Avoid hidden obstacles Braking Distance If rain is coming down in sheets, other drivers won't be able to see you and your visibility will be greatly decreased. It's best to take a break at the nearest rest stop. Periodically apply brakes to ensure they are clear of mud or debris. This will also alert Tires have much less traction on wet pavement, therefore it is best to take it slow and give yourself plenty of room to brake. other drivers to the bike's position. CHECKLIST DONT LEAVE WITHOUT THIS Oil & Fuel Check oil and fuel levels Lights Ensure all lights are working for optimal visibility Tire Pressure Make sure tires are inflated properly Brakes Gear Map Plan a safe route with plenty of rest stops Make sure brakes ATGATT + are working properly waterproof YOU'RE READY TO GO RIDE SAFELY! MICHAEL PADWAY & ASSOCIATES the motorovcle attornay

Motorcycle Safety for Riding in the Rain

shared by sshroyer on Mar 10
Motorcycling in the rain often results in accidents that can be prevented by following these safety tips.



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