As fall is in full swing and winter is just around the corner, it is time to prepare for inclement weather. Here on the East Coast, fall and winter weather can cause a lot of problems during your everyday life, including at work. Poor weather conditions lead to various hazards, from slippery surfaces to strenuous activities.
Motorcycles are just as much about expressing yourself as they are about getting you from one place to another. Still, you cannot ignore the fact that they come with more risk than do enclosed motor vehicles. According to the Insurance Information Institute, in 2015 bikers were six times more likely to die in a crash than were occupants of passenger cars, with the odds increasing nearly fivefold after factoring in driving distance. Rates of injury were also higher.
As you age, you may find your body starts to break down in certain areas. Vision, hearing and general strength and mobility all tend to diminish over time, and these and other factors put you more at risk of taking a serious fall as you grow older.