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Safety Tips for Motorcycles
Motorcycle in OhioMotorcycle riding is popular in Ohio with nearly 400,000 licensed riders in the state. While most Ohio driving fatalities have been dropping, motorcycle-related deaths increased 5% from 2009 to 2010 with 169 reported deaths.
 
  Be a SAFE Motorcyclist                                                                          
  1. Obey all traffic laws.
  2. Always wear a helmet and protective clothing – gloves, boots and a jacket.
  3. Ride defensively; assume others do not see you.
  4. Inspect your motorcycles before each ride.
  5. Never ride too fast for conditions and slow down during bad weather and at night.
  6. Be careful of blind spots on trucks or cars, especially when passing.
  7. Never ride between lanes.
  8. Use your headlight all the time.
  9. Allow space and time for emergency braking.
  10. Signal before changing lanes.  Make lane moves gradually.