Living in Colorado, you want to know that you're safe when you get on the highway or are driving through the city streets. On a motorcycle, you know that it can be harder for drivers to see you, especially in the early morning. You wear protective equipment as required and make sure motorists can hear you coming, but that alone won't always protect you.
As marijuana becomes legal in some states, it's likely that you'll hear more about its virtues or dangers. This report discusses a study that has found a rise in fatal crashes related to the drug's use. The cases have been linked to auto accidents around the U.S., so with marijuana being legal in Colorado, you may want to think about how it could affect you.
As gas prices have climbed, a number of people have looked for ways to save money on their morning and evening commutes. One way that some people may have approached this issue is by riding a motorcycle to and from work each day since they are typically more fuel-efficient than cars. Although motorcycles can limit fuel costs, bikers are constantly at risk of being involved in an accident -- which may be especially true in high volumes of traffic.