How Can Motorcycle Skills and Safety Precautions Save Lives?
Santa Maria motorcycle accident lawyers see all kinds of accidents and work with clients to maximize their compensation as much as possible.
The more skills, knowledge and experience bikers have, the less likely they are to be involved in motorcycle accidents. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) offers courses to teach new and experienced riders the motorcycle basics, tips about operating a bike and how to deal safely with hazardous conditions. You can learn how to ride a bike properly and understand the rules of the road. You can also find courses, such as the one Master Strategy Group has on the web, that train you how to regain control of your bike when dealing with hazards that make you lose control. This type of training can teach you to do things like the following:
- Automatically squeeze both levers when you lose control
- Move away from the center line to the side of the road when going up a hill in case a motorist appears in your lane suddenly and without warning
- Putting the most experienced motorcyclist in the drag position rather than the lead position when riding with a group
- Riding staggered so you have maneuvering room
Continuing to improve your riding skills and learning how to put safety precautions in place is an ongoing process for motorcyclists who wish to avoid accidents. In the event that you are in an accident, motorcycle accident lawyers in San Luis Obispo can help you deal with insurance companies and other liable parties.
James McKiernan Lawyers offers a free initial consultation and charges no fees unless we recover compensation on your behalf.