So you’ve seen the Wisconsin motorcycle crash statistics and want to do your part to promote safety on the roads. What should your next step be? Well, whether you’re a beginning or advanced motorcyclist, there are many Wisconsin-wide initiatives to enhance your motorcycle safety
The Wisconsin Motorcycle Safety Program: This program offers courses for beginning, intermediate, and advanced motorcyclists, with each course averaging about eight hours. Combining classroom and on-bike exercises, these courses allow riders of all skill levels to improve their understanding of safe motorcycle use.
Learning Curves Motorcycle Safety: A fast-growing Wisconsin motorcycle safety school, Learning Curves instruction fulfills all State of Wisconsin certification requirements. Instructors at Learning Curves are accredited to teach the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Basic Rider Course, so if you are just starting out, this may be a good option.
Motorcycle Safety Foundation: The Motorcycle Safety Foundation provides a 15-hour curriculum, the completion of which results in an MSF RiderCourse Completion Card. Over six million people nationwide have benefited from these motorcycle courses. Visit their site online to find a course near you.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation maintains a full list of motorcycle training sponsors and locations. Contact WisDOT online or by telephone to inquire about options in your area.
Despite the best safety training, accidents still happen. If you have been in a motorcycle accident in the state of Wisconsin, the highly experienced motorcycle accident attorneys at Hupy and Abraham may be able to help. Contact the offices of Hupy and Abraham at 800-800-5678 (toll-free) or 414-223-4800 (Milwaukee local) for a consultation or for your free copy of The Ultimate Guide for Motorcycle Accident Victims, and to obtain your riders’ Rights Card.