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Motorcycles and Snow
With some planning ahead and due precaution, it is possible to ride your motorcycle safely in almost any weather. Just because there is snow on the ground does not mean you are unable to enjoy the freedom of operating your motorcycle. By taking some necessary safety precautions, you can navigate the snowy terrain while keeping yourself and others on the road safe.
Even after safety measures are taken, it is still possible to be involved in an accident when others on the road are being reckless. If you have been the victim of a motorcycle accident due to the poor decision making of someone else, you may be eligible for compensation. The Iowa motorcycle accident lawyers at Leehey Olson Law, P.C., have the experience you need as you seek to hold those responsible accountable for their actions. Contact our offices today at 877-209-9452 to get started on your case.
Tips for Driving a Motorcycle in the Snow
Here are some general tips to keep in mind when riding your bike in the snow:
- Increase your following distance.
- Avoid sudden movements, lane changes, shifts, or braking.
- Wear suitable gear that will keep your hands, feet, head and torso warm.
- Use a helmet with a screen, so if it starts snowing your vision will be minimally impaired.
- If you are every unsure of the conditions, pull over and wait for things to get better.
When another driver’s negligence causes suffering, they should be held accountable. If you have been the victim of a motorcycle accident at the expense of someone else, an Iowa motorcycle accident attorney from Leehey Olson Law, P.C., can help. Contact our offices today at 877-209-9452 to discuss the facts of your case.