The best riding is always the safest. Motorcycles are more economical and in many cases can be more agile to get somewhere. However, in addition to periodic inspections in your transport, it is necessary to pay attention to the care taken with those who drive. In this way, the useful life of the motorcycle and its rider are preserved immensely. The best ride is always the safest. Motorcycles are more economical and in many cases can be more agile to get somewhere. However, in addition to periodic inspections in your transport, it is necessary to pay attention to the care taken with those who drive. In this way, the useful life of the motorcycle and its rider is preserved immensely.
Check the list of safety equipment for individual protection of the motorcyclist:
Helmet with closed visor or goggles and kite cutter:
Many people underestimate the use of helmets as a safety item. Until a few years ago it was still very common to see people riding completely calm without this item. Although not wearing a helmet has drastically reduced, most pilots still travel with the visor open. Thus, even at low speeds, any soot interferes with driving. It is also worth mentioning pebbles and other materials that easily damage our eyesight due to carelessness.
Another non-mandatory item, more important is the kite cutter. This antenna guarantees the protection of the rider’s neck in any hanging wire that doesn’t have time to deviate – especially when playing kites with wax on the lines.
Pants, gloves, suitable boots and waterproof clothing:
If you use your motorcycle on a daily basis, you need to take precautions on rainy days, it is very important to have waterproof equipment, which protects you from water, avoiding causing errors in riding, based on this discomfort and even the flu.
The feet and hands are our first supportive reflex, protecting them is always very important.
The tip is to look for models suitable for motorcyclists, waterproof with thicker fabrics and resistant to damage.
Jackets, inflatable vests and reflectors:
For those who drive daily, the use of jackets is essential: debris, excessive wind, it protects you from everything. An extra valuable addition is the inflatable vest. With this one, you avoid abrasive damage, scrapes to the arms and elbows, as well as injuries from the crash of the fall such as ribs and shoulders.
The reflectors allow the motorcyclist to be seen in the most diverse light conditions. Especially in metropolitan or countryside regions where road and lighting conditions are not the best, reflectors guarantee this point. It is important that, in terms of safety, the pilot complies with the law. Check the items provided by law for your motorcycle, without them you will not be able to ride:
-Rear-view mirror – there are no specifications on size, rear-view mirrors that are smaller than vision may be impaired can be fined at the discretion of the traffic agent;
– Red brake lamp;
– Headlight;- Direction change indicator (“flashes”);
– Tires within the established by the standard – visually check the grooves in the tire. The use of cracked, cracked or torn tires is prohibited;
– Plate illumination; – Speedometer;
– Horn – Any changes must comply with the law.
It is noteworthy that changes to the exhaust to increase noise, which brings the feeling of a sportier motorcycle, are prohibited. In addition to setting up noise pollution, which can also lead to a fine.
When we make sure that our motorcycle is serviced up to date and the safety equipment is incorrectly use, everyone in traffic is safer.
A hug and good riding.
The Importance of Wearing Motorcycle Safety Gear in Reducing Motorcyclist Injury in a Collision. … Their vulnerability and exposure make them susceptible to many bodily injuries and even death. Many studies indicate that the head, legs, and arms of a rider are most likely to be injured in a collision.
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