Motorcycle Accident Prevention Tips Announced

Anne Arundel County Police Announce Tips to Prevent Motorcycle Accidentmotorcycle-accident-lawyer

Now that the first day of Spring has arrived, the Anne Arundel County Police Department has announced tips to prevent motorcycle accident cases in its “Look Twice For Motorcycles” Program.

Tips for Drivers to Prevent a Motorcycle Accident

The Anne Arundel Police recommend the following tips for drivers to prevent a motorcycle accident:

  • Look twice before crossing, turning from or merging on a roadway
  • Check your blind spot when changing lanes
  • Concentrate on driving your vehicle
  • Avoid all distractions
  • You may not be used to seeing motorcycles on the road – Share the road with motorcycles

Tips for Riders to Prevent a Motorcycle Accident

The Anne Arundel Police recommend the following tips for drivers to prevent a motorcycle accident:

  • Prepare your motorcycle for the road by conducting a safety check prior to riding
  • Wear proper riding / protective gear
  • Remember that your skills may be rusty after not riding for a few months a.) Warm up by practicing riding for a few minutes in a neighborhood or parking lot b.) Stretch before riding to reduce muscle fatigue
  • Ride responsibly – you control your behavior
  • Remember that drivers are not used to seeing you on the roadways a.) Consider high-visibility clothing b.) Consider adding additional legal lighting to increase visibility c.) Look twice when making a maneuver
  • Ride safely and within your ability

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