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How to become the best defensive motorcycle rider possible

It is up to you to protect yourself when riding a motorcycle in Manhattan Beach, California. You cannot rely on other motorists to look twice for a motorcycle. They simply do not look for motorcycles as often as they should. Today, we will provide you with a handful of tips on how to become the best defensive motorcycle rider possible.

Is lane splitting legal?

Lane splitting is something that motorcyclists do to move faster than the flow of traffic around them. They drive between cars, often when those vehicles are waiting at a stoplight or in a traffic jam. The cars take up both lanes, but the small bike still has room to filter through between them and move to the front of the line.

A reminder about lane splitting in California

It's been more than two years since former California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill defining lane splitting – the practice of motorcyclists driving between automobiles in side-by-side lanes – and directing the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to put out a list of safety tips.

Prevent getting hit from behind on a motorcycle

Motorcyclists are completely exposed in the event of an auto collision. Whether the biker is hit from behind or the side, the consequences are often catastrophic in terms of the potential for injury or death. For this reason, bikers need to learn about different accident scenarios and how to avoid them. In this article, we will discuss rearward-striking crashes.

California drivers: Take special caution around motorcyclists

There is an inherent risk to riding a motorcycle on roads in California – and everywhere, for that matter. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), people on motorcycles are 27 times more likely than occupants of passenger vehicles to die in a crash, and injuries are five times more likely to occur.

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