How to Avoid Accidents While Driving a Bike
Accidents classified as an unpredictable event. Therefore, it is often said that the accident is very dependent on a specific situation in which the accident occurred. Accidents happen so suddenly and some of us often ask why the accident happened. Discussing accident would not be so easy, because we do not have to focus on why the accident happened, but on such a topic as ‘how the accident could have happened’.
Traffic accidents occur in a complex environment which mainly resulted from the interaction between the driver and recent condition around the existing roads. Environment or situation refers to external forms such as such as traffic signs, condition of roads, and users’ behavior. At the same time, the driver plays an important role in making decisions to be able to avoid accidents.
Before you drive a bike, make sure that you check out some of the following, including: using a vehicle that works best, doing vehicles checked before use, doing regular check before driving, take a driving course and the last, checking on all equipment and devices that support vehicle safety before removing the bike from the garage. In addition to inspect the condition of bike, you also need to recognize the condition of terrain from road which will be passed.
Check whether the route to be passed bumpy or smooth, other than that, you also need to identify traffic conditions on the day you drive. Furthermore, beware of bad possibilities, such as high winds, fallen trees, rain storms, snow, and so forth. You need to find a place to rest if the weather conditions do not allow you to drive. In other words, never force yourself to drive a bike in the middle of bad weather. You also have to choose the comfortable and safe road, and if necessary, choose a route that has enough light, especially to help you drive at night.
We have discussed all things about the way to keep the driver in safe condition while driving a bike. All of the points relates to preparing bike before driving and things to consider when a driver deal with adverse conditions. In addition to points, condition of the rider’s body is also important things to note. Therefore, make sure that you are always in good health and fit, and never drive when you feel tired and not fit. One of the common suggestions that can be followed is: always obey applicable traffic signs and driving under the maximum speed.