What to Do Before, During, and After Getting on a Motorcycle

by Staff Blogger | October 12th, 2020

safety tips for motorcyclistsWhether you’re a seasoned motorcycle veteran or a complete newbie, you probably already understand the importance of motorcycle safety. Following basic safety practices can mean the difference between a long, healthy motorcycle riding career and a tragic one.

However, regardless of your experience, frequently revisiting the fundamentals will make you a better, safer rider. So, we want to review the steps to take before, during, and after getting on a motorcycle.

Here’s what all motorcyclists need to know.

As you can see, there’s a lot for motorcyclists to keep in mind. Other drivers aren’t always the best about sharing the road with motorcycles, so it’s important to always stay alert to potential threats and drive defensively.

Keep a checklist of these safety precautions in your garage, so you can review them before riding. And if you have the misfortune of being involved in a crash, know that legal help is available.

If You Need Legal Help, Get Berg!

Though motorcyclists can do everything in their power to make sure their next ride is safe, they can’t control what other drivers do. And insurance companies are notorious for offering motorcyclists far less than they deserve after they’re injured in a crash. Don’t make the mistake of accepting the first settlement offer an insurance company gives you.

If you’ve been injured by a negligent driver, contact the California motorcycle attorneys at Berg Injury Lawyers to request a free consultation so you can better understand your legal options.