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Peers often play a significant role in an individual’s decision to begin riding a motorcycle. Peer influences include the type of motorcycle to ride, whether to take training, and what personal protective equipment to wear. While it is ultimately a rider’s decision and responsibility, peer influences cannot be ignored.
Operating a motorcycle requires physical skill sets such as hand and eye coordination and balance. Many new riders learn to ride on their own with no formal training, and learning to ride in everyday traffic can be dangerous. Many new riders simply do not fully understand the necessary skills needed to be a safe rider.
May is recognized as motorcycle safety awareness month. Throughout the month, Coast Guard All Hands will share important information for Coast Guard men and women who ride, and for supservisors of those who ride.