When people are enjoying the beauty of California on the back of a motorcycle the thrill, adventure and satisfaction of exploration multiplies. Because motorcycles are smaller than other vehicles and require a unique type of control, riders would benefit from understanding how to keep their passengers safe.
Likewise, passengers who understand the behaviors that will reduce distraction and help their driver maintain focus may be better able to protect their safety and provide support to the driver.
Motorcyclists who plan to ride with passengers will benefit from making preparations before their trip. According to Esurance, stopping a motorcycle requires more time and effort when there is more weight. If drivers are relatively new to driving with passengers, they should consider practicing in an area that is not busy. Before passengers mount the bike, it should be adequately stabilized.
Motorcycle Habit suggests some helpful things for passengers to do so they stay safe on a motorcycle including the following:
Drivers and their passengers who maintain good communication may effectively work together to assure that their ride is both safe and enjoyable.
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