Ride Safely — Learn About Motorcycle and ATV Safety
Riding is not a skill that is inherent, but rather an ability that is learned and developed through practice. The best way to get started is by taking a rider course to learn hand and foot controls, turning, braking maneuvers, crash avoidance and protective gear selection.
The SIPDE System
Experienced riders use a system known as SIPDE to make split-second decisions and take action in traffic. Use this process to help avoid hazards:
Intersections Are Dangerous
"The majority of collisions between a motorcycle and a car happen at intersections."
Get into the right gear
For a safe ride, use protective gear — always wear a helmet, eye protection, highly visible protective clothing, over-the-ankle boots and gloves. Consider the following safety tips when deciding on the right gear to wear:
About NJM Insurance Company’s Commitment to Safety
NJM is the Garden State’s leading workers’ compensation carrier and a leader in personal and commercial auto and homeowners insurance. Founded more than a century ago, we have earned a reputation for service, integrity and financial stewardship. NJM’s enduring commitment to safety can be traced back to our earliest days — with a focus that has expanded from improving conditions in manufacturing facilities to helping keep drivers safe on our roads.