Motorcycle Safety Info

MOTORCYCLE SAFETY

 

 

  1. ACCIDENT STATISTICS  (HURT STUDY)

 

    • 2/3 of all motorcycle accidents involve other vehicles.

 

    • The remaining 1/3 of motorcycle accidents are solo accidents.

 

    • Of the 2/3 involving other vehicles, 3/4 of these accidents involve right of way violations.

 

 

  1. HOW CAN WE REDUCE ACCIDENTS (WHY WE TRAIN)

 

    • Proper roadway positioning (make yourself seen), AGGRESSIVE VS. PASSIVE.

 

    • Use S I P D E

S -Scan aggressively in all four directions

I -Identify potential hazards

P -Predict what the hazard will do

D -Decide what you should do and How you should do it

E -Execute the maneuver

  •  Use of proper braking techniques (Hand covering clutch, aggressive front brake, followed by rear brake.
  1. 3.      WHAT IS PERCEPTION AND REACTION TIME?
  • Perception, the time it takes to recognize a threat.

.75 seconds

  • Reaction, the time it takes for the body to react.

.75 seconds

  • Following distances

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