Health Library Explorer
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A-Z Listings Contact Us

Health Tip: Practicing Motorcycle Safety

(HealthDay News) -- More than 5,000 motorcyclists were killed in crashes in 2017 alone, says the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

To stay safer on the road, the agency encourages motorcyclists to:

  • Practice operating your motorcycle before taking it into traffic.

  • Check your motorcycle's tire pressure, tread depth, breaks, lights and fluid levels before riding.

  • Wear a helmet that meets federal safety standards and proper body protection.

  • Obey traffic lights, signs, speed limits and lane markings.

  • Stay alcohol- and drug -ree.

Copyright ©2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved.
Powered by StayWell
About StayWell | StayWell Disclaimer