Tag / motorcycle accident

  • Riding a motorcycle – for those of us that do – is exhilarating and exciting. Riding does come with its risks – and most motorcyclists understand that. The challenge we face is that some non-riders will want to remind us that it is so dangerous (and probably when we’re not around, will think we just [...]

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  • Motorcycle Melee wants all riders to avoid motorcycle crashes and live to ride as long as possible. In this episode of Motorcycle Melee’s Collision Avoidance Tips to Live By we talk about stopping at stop signs, what to look for when cars enter your roadway, right turns on red, watching for erratic drivers, being aware [...]

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  • You’ve been there. Riding down a multi-lane road and a vehicle suddenly swerves into your lane. Their response is often, “Sorry, I didn’t see you.” Today’s Proactive Collision Avoidance Top of the Day is to use your situational awareness to Predict People’s Actions! While you’re riding, spend time looking trying to predict what other vehicles [...]

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  • Motorcycle Melee’s Proactive Collision Avoidance: Tip of the Day. Common sense tells us that cars are bigger than our motorcycle – so let’s try to avoid crashing into them, OK?

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  • Riding a motorcycle incurs significantly increased risk. One way to mitigate those risks is riding a safe motorcycle. Here’s a 45-second pre-ride safety check that may increase your confidence in your bike’s condition by helping you understand some key elements to your motorcycle.  

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  • Did you ever experience that superpower – invisibility!? You would think this would be a cool superpower. Imagine the shenanigans one could get into! Today I had the opportunity to don my invisibility cloak and  was thankful for the motorcycle safety training I received at TEAM Arizona. Driving in the center lane on my way [...]

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  • Hey there fellow motorcyclist. How often do you buy stuff online? How often to you get money back from those purchases? There’s a new service called Money Back MOTO (yes it’s free) from the creator of Motorcycle Melee that gets you money back when you buy stuff online. It’s a simple process: Join Money Back [...]

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  • Motorcycle madness tip of the day The 4-second rule: Proactive vs. reactive highway riding. Riding on the highway can be lots of fun, but often it’s mundane with long stretches of straight roads. This can lead to complacency which reduces your effectiveness for reacting to potential problems. One way to avoid the complacency is employing [...]

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  • Motorcyclists – at least most of them – are just plain folks like you that simply enjoy riding on 2 wheels far more than any other transportation. Sometimes we create our own hazards, but other times we are victims of other drivers’ inattention. This is a list of 10 things car and truck drivers should [...]

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  • 4 March 2013 - rick

    Highway Heroes for Motorcyclists

    As a motorcyclist, my safety preparedness usually focuses on my personal physical & mental state, my gear and my motorcycle — all safety skills honed through my training at TEAM Arizona. But there’s a key area of safety that is sometimes outside our control

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