Tip #1: Make sure your headlight works and is on day and night.
Tip #2: Use reflective strips or decals on your clothing and on your motorcycle.
Tip #3: Be aware of the blind spots cars and trucks have.
Tip #4: Flash your brake light when you are slowing down and before stopping.
Tip #5: Wear a quality helmet and eye protection.
Tip #6: Wear bright clothing and a light-colored helmet.
Tip #7: Wear leather or other thick, protective clothing.
Tip #8: Practice. Develop your riding techniques before going into heavy traffic. Know how to handle your bike in conditions such as wet or sandy roads, high winds, and uneven surfaces.
Tip #9: Give yourself space. People driving cars often just don’t see motorcycles.
Tip #10: If you plan to ride in a group, keep the group to a manageable size, ideally five to seven riders.