May is Motorcycle Awareness Month. Many riders will be pulling the tarp off of their machines and hitting the roadways now that Spring is upon us. The National Association of State Motorcycle Safety Administrators (SMSA) stresses that one out of five motorcycle crashes involves an unlicensed, and untrained rider.
This strongly suggests that motorcycle crashes and fatalities would be reduced if more unlicensed motorcycle riders would successfully complete a comprehensive training course and become properly licensed.
Motorcycle rider training includes crash avoidance skills, which emphasize braking, cornering, and swerving, and also focus on developing mental strategies for anticipating and dealing with hazards.
If you are an unlicensed rider do a good thing for yourself and your loved ones and get the training.