Health Tip: Practicing Motorcycle Safety

By on October 11, 2019

More than 5,000 motorcyclists were killed in crashes in 2017 alone, says the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

To stay safer on the road, the agency encourages motorcyclists to:

  • Practice operating your motorcycle before taking it into traffic.
  • Check your motorcycle’s tire pressure, tread depth, breaks, lights and fluid levels before riding.
  • Wear a helmet that meets federal safety standards and proper body protection.
  • Obey traffic lights, signs, speed limits and lane markings.
  • Stay alcohol- and drug -ree.

Source: HealthDay

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