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(Written in September 2017 - Article first published December 2017 in Bike Nation Magazine) Getting tailgated in the UAE is a serious problem we face every time we hit the road on our bikes. It’s dangerous enough being tailgated when you are in a car but the stakes are dramatically higher on a bike. Fortunately, the latest smart cameras are helping the UAE authorities to identify the tailgaters, and hopefully this will stop some of the culprits, but what can we do as riders t
(Article first published September 2017 in Bike Nation Magazine) If the UAE becomes a much safer place for motorcycles due to a consistent and sustained focus on safety and awareness we would expect to see an increase in people taking up motorcycling for leisure and commuting. The knock-on effect of this will benefit the entire motorcycling community from the riders to the motorcycle retailers, training schools, equipment providers, garages, biker cafes, tour companies, motor
Shoulder check / Lifesaver look.
Before committing to a manoeuvre make a last check over the shoulder into the blind spot to make sure nothing unexpected is happening!
If you are turning, use it to check the blind spot on the side to which you intend to turn.
Getting into the habit of making a quick check over your shoulder before pulling off, changing direction, or changing lane might just save your life one day!
IMPORTANT: Use your judgement about when to make a sho