Important Safety Tip For Motorcycle Riding

Motorcycle riding is very popular and common in many countries. Even though riding is an enjoyable activity, it can be extremely dangerous when the safety guidelines are not adhered to. There are some guidelines which should always be followed when riding. These guidelines are meant to offer the riders with useful traffic information pertaining their safety. The following are the important motorcycle safety tips which should be taken into account when riding a motorbike.

Lane splitting

Lane splitting is the most disruptive and dangerous actions of motorbike riders. This practice is also referred to as lane filtering or lane sharing. There are some states which have confusing laws which prohibit the motorcyclists from sharing their lanes with other the vehicles. Bikers are advised to be very cautious when it comes to lane splitting. An accident can easily occur when you have a car pulling out unexpectedly into a different lane.

Motorcycle helmets

There are some states such as California which have enacted laws which require every rider to wear a compliant helmet. This is an important gadget which protects the rider whenever there is a motorbike crash. These helmets are specially designed to absorb any impact which results from a crash. This, in turn, can help in lessening injuries resulting from a motorcycle accident.

Knowing your bike

You should practice enough to know your bike before heading out on the roadway. It has been reported that many motorbike crash victims have realized that they could have avoided accidents if they were familiar with their bikes. Some of the important areas that you need to practice a lot include swerving, fast stopping, turning and accelerating.

Avoid over speeding

You should avoid over speeding while riding especially on a busy road. You should always bear in mind that crash involving a motorbike is more serious than the one involves a car, a motorcycle crash can lead to death or a serious injury. Furthermore, you should realize that many drivers might not see. Riders are also supposed to be keen of blind spots, especially in trucks and cars. A motorbike crash can be caused by the following factors poor road conditions and bad weather.

Keeping safety in mind

Both the motorcyclists and drivers have a responsibility of maintaining a highway environment which is safe for all motorists and pedestrians. Drivers should be courteous and alert while travelling especially on the freeways. This is done by keeping a safe distance behind the vehicles in front of your motorbike. Additionally, you should always wear a protective gear and a helmet for your safety.

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Accelerate Arkansas

About Accelerate Arkansas
Accelerate Arkansas is a statewide group of 60 business and education leaders committed to building a competitive, knowledge-based economy in Arkansas with the goal of achieving parity in per capita income with the U.S. average by 2020. Once attained, approximately $2.4 billion in additional tax revenue will be created for the state on an annual basis.

Mission
The mission of the organization is to foster economic growth in Arkansas by using the essential building blocks of the knowledge-based economy, and to create an environment supporting entrepreneurship and continuous innovation.

Five Core Strategies

Support job-creating research.
Develop risk capital that is available for all stages of the business cycle, especially the fundind gap.
Encourage entrepreneurship and accelerated new enterprise development.
Increase the education level of Arkasas in science, technology, engineering and math.
Sustain existing industry through advancing technology and competitiveness.
Strategic plan
This 134-page document describes the group’s recommendations for policy changes in Arkansas that it feels will allow the state to build and accelerate its knowledge-based industries.

The plan is a result of more than 5,500 hours and two years of work from more than 200 Arkansans, almost all of whom were volunteers.
Contributions to the plan came from the following groups:
Accelerate Arkansas executive committee and strategic planning committee (October 2005);
All members of Accelerate Arkansas (November 2005);
Regional business leaders (March and April 2006);
Subject matter experts (April 2006).
The process resulted in more than 700 recommendations. From this, Accelerate Arkansas developed five core strategies and 30 recommendations, which are outlined in the plan.
This study was funded by the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation. This is the second Winthrop Rockefeller grant received by Accelerate Arkansas.
UALR’s Institute for Economic Advancement research report, Closing the Gap, also played an important role in helping complete the strategic plan.…