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Every year, about one-third of riders killed in motorcycle crashes had been drinking. That's a problem that needs to stop. Don't take your bike on a wasted ride. Ride sober. If you do have a couple drinks, line up a sober ride.
Motorcycle Dial-A-Ride is an organization that will provide free sober rides for both the rider and their motorcycle when other options are not available. Free rides are available on weekends and holidays now through the end of October. Call 1-88-342-5743 for more information.
Looking to spend an entire day out on your bike? Register for the MN Advanced Rider Course and hone the skills you need to avoid the dangers of the road.
The course is the third level of rider courses offered by MMSC. If you've already mastered that course, take your skills to the next level by taking the MN Expert Rider Course. Both courses are offered at Brooklyn Park and Willmar training sites. They fill up fast, so find a course and register now.
In 2015, nearly half of fatal crashes occurred while motorcyclists were negotiating a curve. Those crashes are preventable.
Here are tips to navigate a curve safely: