Thursday, August 29, 2013

10 Common Motorcycle Accidents And How To Avoid Them

Used with the gracious and explicit permission of Wes Siler at

10 Common Motorcycle Accidents And How To Avoid Them
August 12, 2013 by Wes Siler

Riding a motorcycle is dangerous. Luckily, bikes also give you the best possible tools to avoid crashing — incredibly powerful brakes, obstruction-free vision, excellent handling and very gripy tires. Here’s how to use those tools, and your very own brain, to avoid an accident.

10. A Car Turns Left In Front Of You
9. You Hit Gravel In A Blind Corner
8. You Entered A Corner Too Fast
7. A Car Changes Lane Into You
6. A Car Hits You From Behind
5. Your Riding Buddies Are Idiots
4..You Locked The Front Brake
3. A Car Opened Its Door
2. It’s Slippery!
1. The Most Common Bike Accident Don’t drink and ride.

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  1. According to Health And Safety Training Peterborough, 73% of the accidents that happen on the road are because of rash riding of the motorcycle. Nice tips, Dan. Thank you for sharing the information.

    Arnold Brame

  2. Correction: The cause of most accidents in the UK is rash driving.

    The result of motorcycle accidents caused by crazy driving in the USA is road RASH!

    Good info. Thanks for the info, Arnold.

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