Gear up. Use full protective gear, including a helmet.
Ride sober. In the past 5 years (2013-2017), alcohol was involved in nearly 40% of all motorcycle fatalities.
Stand out. Be conspicuous to increase the chances that other drivers will see you.
Slow down. In the past 5 years (2013-2017), speed has been a contributing factor in 31% of motorcycle fatalities in North Dakota.
Fix up. Check your T-CLOCS to make sure your motorcycle is ready to ride safely.
Practice up. Motorcycle safety classes can be benefit riders at all skill levels.
- Take a Class
In partnership with ABATE of North Dakota, the North Dakota Motorcycle Safety Program offers beginner and expert rider classes. In addition to teaching you techniques and maneuvers to stay safe on the road, they also provide great tips on bike maintenance and checking your T-CLOCS. Check them out at ndmsp.com.