Imagine riding down the road, the wind in your hair, the sun shining bright, and the wide expanse of freedom stretching into the horizon. This is exactly what puts you in a unique position. Unfortunately, it also exposes you to dangers that people driving cars do not experience. For example, there is no protective barrier separating you from the road other than your riding leathers. In addition, drivers may not only have difficulty seeing you, they might also have problems anticipating your actions.
The brakes on your car or truck are something that you generally don't think about until they don't work. Catastrophic failure of brakes and braking systems can lead to severe injuries or even death. Have you checked the wear on your brakes lately?
Kentucky is a state that experiences four seasons. As residents of northern Kentucky, we are particularly prone to the elements compared to the rest of the state. Although we have a variety of weather conditions throughout the year, our driving ability may not match our various forecasts.
When we get into our cars for work, recreation, errands or any other reason, we should have a basic expectation of being reasonably safe. There are laws in place and strict regulations on the trucking industry that are meant to protect drivers from needless accidents.
Most people are aware of the most dangerous situations on the road: rainy and wet pavement, construction zones, ice and snow, high-density traffic situations, etc. But one dangerous condition many people don't consider is accident scenes.