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Protecting your body against common motorcycle injuries

There are many different reasons why you may choose to ride your motorcycle in Pennsylvania. Perhaps you are a thrill seeker who enjoys the adrenaline rush of cruising the open road. Maybe you have found that riding a motorcycle is the most efficient form of transportation for your lifestyle. You may even own a bike simply because you appreciate the timelessness of owning a classic motorbike. At Caroselli Beachler & Coleman we have been able to assist many victims of life-altering motorcycle accidents. 

Protecting yourself against the risks of riding a motorcycle is critical to your ability to enjoy a ride that is both memorable and safe. Motorcycle gear has been designed to provide your body with optimal protection in case you are involved in an accident. Wearing the proper safety gear can help reduce your chances of experiencing debilitating injuries like traumatic brain injuries. High-quality gear can also reduce the severity of road rash. 

According to motorbikewriter.com, many people falsely believe that a good pair of denim will protect them against road rash if they have to lay their bike down and come into contact with the road. However, significant testing has shown that a typical pair of denim will only provide you with a half-second of protection before it will break. On the other hand, more durable materials such as leather have the ability to sustain significantly more contact and will protect you much more effectively. When purchasing any kind of protective equipment, clothing or gear, be sure that they are adequately fitted to your body. Customized boots and a professionally-fitted helmet are critical to your ability to reduce injury. 

When you are aware of what steps you can take in reducing your chances of suffering serious bodily injury in a motorcycle crash, you can implement measures that will allow you to have the most enjoyment as you ride. For more information, if you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, visit our web page. 

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Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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