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Preparing To Ride


Before taking off on any trip, a safe rider makes a point to do the following 4 things...

1. Wear the right gear.


2. Become familiar with the motorcycle.


3. Check the motorcycle equipment.


4. Be a responsible rider.

Preparing To Ride


Your gear is "right" when it...

Protects you.

Preparing To Ride


In any crash, you have a far better chance of avoiding serious injury if you wear these 3 things...

1. An approved helmet


2. Face or eye protection


3. Protective clothing

Preparing To Ride


What kind of injury does 1 out of every 5 motorcycle crashes results in? This injury also accounts for the majority of serious and fatal injuries in motorcyclists.

Head or neck injuries

Preparing To Ride


When does the law require motorcycle drivers and passengers to wear helmets?

At all times the vehicle is in motion on the highway.

Preparing To Ride


Do approved helmets prevent riders from spotting danger?

No, an approved helmet lets you see as far to the sides as necessary.

Preparing To Ride


True or False:


Most crashes happen on short trips (less than 5 miles long), just a few minutes after starting out.


True

Preparing To Ride


True or False:


Most riders are riding slower than 30 mph when a crash occurs.

True

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Helmeted drivers are how many times more likely to survive head injuries than those not wearing helmets in a crash?


3 times

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There are two primary types of helmets. What are the two different levels of coverage they provide?

three-quarter coverage and full face coverage