Sunday, July 26, 2015

Road Safety Tips - 21 Tips to be Equipped as a Rider


  1. Being Safe. Every riders knows this, i hope you do too.
  2. Be Visible. Visibility to other motorists, you must develop this ability.
  3. Signal your intentions. Going left or going right you should always use your signal light.
  4. Make sure your headlight works and is on day and night. Usually motorists modifies their headlights to turn it off during daytime.
  5. Use reflective strips or decals on your clothing and on your motorcycle.
  6. Flash your brake light when you are slowing down and before stopping.
  7. Dress for Safety. Use your jacket. Pants like maong or leather. Do not use shorts.
  8. Wear an ICC approved helmet with Sticker and eye protection. Use your helmet most of the time i see riders who wear their helmets on their elbow. Its not right.
  9. Wear bright colored clothing, over the ankle foot protection, long pants, long-sleeved shirt, and full-fingered gloves. Last time i did create a post where i dont need full-finger gloves, but for beginners this safe.
  10. Use Common Sense and Presence of Mind. This is one of the best thing you have to keep your mind it will make you safer than anything on this list.
  11. Keep a safe distance from other motorists and give yourself enough time to react to dangerous situations.
  12. Use lane positioning to be seen; ride in the part of a lane where you are most visible.
  13. Avoid weaving between lanes.
  14. Don't ride when you are tired or under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
  15. Be Courteous and Responsible.
  16. Respect other drivers. Don't be so rude or disrespectful to other drivers and specially when dealing with traffic enforcers.
  17. Don’t speed; know the local traffic laws and rules of the road.
  18. Be Prepared. Practice. Practice. Practice. Before you can go riding on express highway.
  19. Develop your riding techniques before going into heavy traffic. Traffic needs patience.
  20. Know how to handle your bike in conditions such as wet or sandy roads, high winds, and uneven surfaces. Most accidents happen in this road conditions.

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