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Stay safe with these tips as the days get shorter

Riding a motorcycle is a danger at any time of year, but the fall poses unique risks. As the seasons begin to change, weather conditions alter, road conditions change and drivers are less likely to be expecting motorcyclists on the roads.

Chillier weather often means that motorcyclists pack away their bikes for the winter and head into the safety of a traditional passenger vehicle, but that's not always the case. Drivers, no matter who they are or what they drive, need to be prepared for motorcyclists at all times of the year.

What can you do to keep safe as the days get shorter?

Part of the trouble with this time of year is that the days get dark earlier. That means that you might have had full daylight at 8 p.m. a month ago but now see that it's getting dark at 7:00 p.m. Be prepared by using your lights and bringing reflective gear with you whenever you can. Remember, dusk and dawn are both dangerous times of day, so doing anything you can to stand out will help.

Another good idea to use is to travel in pairs when you can. You should do this to make yourselves stand out in traffic and to help other drivers see you. Two motorcyclists riding next to one another look the same as a passenger vehicle heading toward drivers, making it easier to avoid a collision.

These are a few ideas for staying safe as the seasons change. As always, drivers have a responsibility to see you and treat you as a respected driver on the roads.

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