This time of year, motorcycles are everywhere and they are exposed to heightened safety risks on the road. The annual summer influx of motorcyclists on roads and highways can be especially risky when other drivers are often distracted or careless. Many motorcycle safety myths turn out to be wrong when you actually do some fact checking.
According to the Huffington Post, here are some of the popular safety myths and urban legends that are heard most often. Our hope is that by shedding some light on these fallacies we can provide bikers with the right information to make educated and informed motorcycle safety decisions. Here are five notorious myths:
1. Country Roads and City Streets are Safer than the Highway