It’s no secret that motorbike riding carries a far higher risk than riding in a car. Thankfully, you have more control than you might think. That’s why we have prepared this article with the best motorcycle safety tips!
Stay tuned – by the end of this article, you’ll know exactly how Pando Moto saves lives with CE-approved motorbike gear!
The MAIDS (Motorcycle Accidents In-Depth Study) report is the world’s latest large-scale study of motorcycle accidents in Europe. The report investigates 900+ Powered Two-Wheeler accidents across five European nations between 1999 and 2009: France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, and Italy. Here are the report’s main findings:
The best way to protect yourself against severe head injuries is to wear a helmet. A rider who is not wearing a helmet is 5 x times likely to experience a critical head injury.
No matter if you are a PRO or just a beginner – riding a motorcycle is not a passive process so develop riding techniques that work best for your safety and sharpen your street-riding skills.
Don’t think that every driver in traffic can see you. One of the most common motorcycle accidents is caused by a driver violating a biker’s right of way. Basic tips to stay visible: headlights always on, stay out of a driver’s blind spot, use your signal when needed and watch out for turning vehicles.
Don’t exceed the speed limit: your speed affects your braking time. Just be aware of the local surroundings and obey the traffic rules of the road.
Make sure to wear protective gear and clothing that will minimize the number of injuries in case of an accident. Wearing leather clothing, boots with nonskid soles, and gloves can protect your body from severe injuries. Pando Moto is a world leader in motorcycle gear that’s simple, sleek, durable, and fully CE-Certified, PPE under EN 17092, level AA. In other words. You’ll feel safe on the road at speeds of up to 70 km/hour. Pando Moto’s sophisticated technology comes in the form of a single layer, either Dyneema® or Cordura® denim with DuPont™ Kevlar® lining. Real-world tests show that Pando Moto’s jeans can be 15 x stronger than steel. Click here to find out how and why!
“On a normal day during October 2018, I was knocked down by a very large truck (17.5 tonnes). I’m just pleased I’m able to tell this story myself as perhaps not many people might be lucky enough to do that.”
The most common cause of motorcycle accidents is an emergency stop to avoid an accident with a car, bike, or any other object.
According to Crashstats: in 2013, motorcyclists accounted for 14 percent of all traffic fatalities.
According to iii.org: ~90% of motorcyclists have had an accident.
For example, Pando Moto is using two different technologies: ARAMID (DuPont™ Kevlar®) that can withstand the speed of up to 70 km/hour and Dyneema® – the world’s toughest fiber material and it’s 15 times stronger than steel.
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FEMA surveyed 17,000 European motorcycle riders, revealing that road infrastructure problems are notorious for causing near-accidents.
Most of the new and modern motorcycles have great technologies implemented which add extra safety, for example, the option of an anti-lock braking system (ABS) which prevents the wheels from locking up or skidding under excessive brake application. However, your riding skills, experience, attention to surroundings, motorcycle gear – everything is a BIG advantage to prevent motorcycle accidents. So use these advantages for your own safety.
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