The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute have submitted a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration petitioning in favor of making anti-lock brakes mandatory for all new on-highway motorcycles. The letter, addressed to David Strickland, NHTSA administrator, included a recent IIHS study on the effects of ABS on […]
Motorcycle Safety Month – Motorcycle Group Riding Signals
Let your fellow riders know what's going on
It is still Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month so I am still bent on making you aware of safety and motorcycles.
Hand signals play a large part in motorcycle riding if you are riding in a group (unless you have those handy helmet radios). As the “leader of the pack”, they are a great way of letting everyone behind you know what is going on and what to watch out for.
The signals are somewhat universal but I’ve thrown in some illustrated guides in this post to help you out. When riding in a group, your members can decide on which ones work best for you.
See the full post for the illustrations or to read more articles on safety, head over to Motorcycle.com’s Rider Training and Safety section.
As I said, the hand signals seem pretty universal from what I’ve seen. Click on the image to enlarge them to better see what’s going on. Print them out or bookmark this post for reference!
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