Always look over your shoulder before you make your turn. Remember this is an American video, so he may be turning from the opposite side of the road to your country, but the advice is the same.
Some Statistics reveal the importance of Safety Awareness and First Aid. Statistics Motorcyclists are over-represented in the fatal and serious injury statistics. Between 2003 and 2012 motorcyclists made up 13% of those killed or seriously injured in Western Australia. From 2003 to 2012, almost half (45%) of the fatal or serious injury motorcycle crashes occurred […]
Carrying a Pillion Passenger As a Motorcycle Instructor I always gave my students the choice to learn/practice carrying a passenger, (yes I did sit on the rear of a learner motorcyclist). Carrying any additional weight your bike will affect the handling of the motorcycle: Do not carry a pillion passenger or heavy loads unless you […]
Keep Your Distance From Other Vehicles Practice On An Off Road Bike Because you are avoiding the need to brake suddenly on gravel, it is necessary to keep a safe distance from other vehicles. If group riding, it is a good idea to spread out so that the dust has time to settle, allowing a clear […]
‘Setting up’ is braking lightly as you approach potential hazards, giving you more opportunity and space to react to events. The advantages of this are: It prepares the rider. By recognising the hazard and taking preparatory action you will have more control and respond quicker. It prepares the motorcycle to stop if needed without locking […]