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Rider Education, Injuries, and Fatalities

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According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s director of special projects, Ken Glaser, you should wear light-colored clothes made for safety, a light-colored helmet, and even then, pretend they still don’t see you.
“Drivers only see what they expect to see, Glaser said. “If they expect to see only a car, or an SUV or [...]

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SAFETY TALK by Doug Westly

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Ultimately, the safety of motorcycle riders and their passengers is their own responsibility. Nothing presented in the column supersedes, negates or relieves a motorcyclist and/or passenger from assumption of personal responsibility for their actions and safety.
What Fails First on a Motorcycle?
Modern motorcycles are a wonder of technology. Just in last month’s issue we talked [...]

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The most-valuable motorcycle feature: antilock brakes

Sure, most motorcycle shoppers probably focus on style and price, but there is compelling research that points to antilock brakes as being a crucial, potentially life-saving feature. A study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) revealed that motorcycles equipped with antilock brakes are 37 percent less likely to be involved in a fatal [...]

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