Summer has come and the weather is beautiful. Like many, you realize how exciting motorcycling in Wisconsin can be. After purchasing the motorcycle, you come to the conclusion that you don’t have a lot of experience riding. The worst thing you can do is begin to ride without taking the proper steps to insure you are ready for the open road, ultimately jeopardizing your safety as well as that of others on the road.
Take the time to train and educate yourself avoiding a motorcycle crash in Green Bay. Some of the things you can do to prepare for the road are:
- Get licensed. Anyone who drives a motorcycle must have a motorcycle license or motorcycle instruction permit. This is to keep you and others on the road safe. Surprisingly, there are a great number of motorcycle accidents involving unlicensed riders.
- Be properly trained. Properly educate yourself on and off the road. You should be aware of all the laws of the road. Once you have learned the laws you can take a course on the motorcycle to help with your riding skills.
- Practice. Take your motorcycle out in low-traffic areas and practice what you have been taught.
- Be visible. Try your best to stay out of blind spots of other vehicles. Invest in riding gear that is bright in color, allowing you to stand out a bit more.
While these things may help prevent a motorcycle accident, they can’t guarantee your safety. If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident in Green Bay, contact a Wisconsin personal injury lawyer at Hupy and Abraham for a free consultation. Call 920-593-5050 locally or 800-800-5678 toll-free today, and we will send you a FREE copy of our book, The Ultimate Guide for Motorcycle Accident Victims.