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Four Great Reasons to Take Motorcycle Safety Lessons

The passing of Independence Day celebrations is one sign letting us know that summer is fully underway. Temperatures are steadily climbing, and the sounds of motorcycle engines revving can be heard everywhere.

You may be one of the many itching to get back out on the road, or be yearning to get your first taste of riding a motorcycle. Whether you’re a new rider, you’re getting back into it after a brief hiatus or you’re a seasoned veteran biker, there are many advantages to be gained by taking a motorcycle safety class in your area.

Many may think that they don’t need to waste the money or spend the time in motorcycle courses, because they already know it all — but there’s always a reason to get some more training. In fact, here are four great reasons to take a refresher course:

  1. It has been a while or you’re a new rider: If you’ve gotten used to driving your car over the past few years – or your entire life – operating a motorcycle is a completely different animal. You must get used to its maneuverability and how little protection from the elements of the road you have. Besides, just getting back out and riding in a controlled and safe environment is going to help you immensely before you go out and try the real thing.
  2. Learn to react correctly: It may seem like a weird statement, but it’s absolutely valid. Taking a motorcycle safety course will educate riders on how to respond in certain situations that may come up while on the road. If you get into a crash, this training could be the difference between serious injury and walking away with minor injuries.
  3. Save on insurance: This is pretty straight-forward. Many insurance companies offer discounts for safe-driving and safety-education. If you’re interested in paying less on your insurance, a safety-education class is the way to go.
  4. Protect your investment: If you’ve purchased a new motorcycle, you’ve likely had to make a large investment. Why would you pay all of this money for the bike and new equipment and not take the extra step of making sure you’re utilizing the best and safest practices? Be smart and protect your investment the best way you can.

For over 25 years, Andrew Prince, Esq. has been representing NJ motorcycle riders who have been injured in accidents. If you or someone you know deserves to be compensated for their injuries sustained in an accident, contact  Mr. Prince today for a free consultation about the case.