For short trips from here to there, you can hop on your hog and hit the road. However, when you are headed out on an adventure — especially to areas unknown — it’s helpful to have a plan mapped out. Knowing where you’re going helps ensure maximum safety and enjoyment on the open road. Not only does it keep you from veering onto unfamiliar and less bike-friendly roads, it also helps you to scout out the best and most scenic routes that will stay in your mental scrapbook forever.
The more seasoned and experienced rider may know every nook and cranny of the American highway. They may know every dangerous curve, every rest stop and every overlook from coast to coast. The may even know all the speed traps and most heavily patrolled areas. For newer riders with less experience, however, these details are not so clear. Luckily, there are a variety of resources to find out the best and most accommodating roads for riders. Sites like www.motorcycleroads.com, www.motorcycleroads.us and www.openroadjourney.com among others all provide comprehensive route planning advice whether you’re looking to hit the road on your own or with a group of your closest friends.
No matter where you’re headed this summer, whether it’s a tour of New England’s back roads, a trip through the Midwest or an extended ride up the California Coast, it’s important to realize that car and truck drivers are the same all over. Sometimes they don’t see you, or they just flat out ignore bikers. The last thing you want is to get into accident hundreds of miles away from home.
However, in the event that you are struck by another motorist, you will need to contact an experienced and knowledgeable motorcycle law attorney who will protect your interests and fight for maximum compensation for your injuries.
Andrew Prince is an experienced personal injury lawyer and passionate advocate for motorcycle riders’ rights. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident, no matter where you are, call him today for a free consultation. He will help you understand the laws and get the compensation you deserve.