Be Safe During Delmarva Bike Week

September 12, 2014

Delmarva Bike week is from From September 11-15, 2014. Everyone wants to be safe on the Highways.

The Delaware Office of Highway Safety issued these tips for drivers:
– Though a motorcycle is a small vehicle, its operator still has all the rights of the road as any other motorist.
– Allow the motorcycle full width of a lane at all times.
– Always signal when changing lanes or merging with traffic.
– If you see a motorcycle with a signal on, be careful: motorcycle signals are often non-canceling and could have been forgotten. Always ensure that the motorcycle is turning before proceeding.
– Check all mirrors and blind spots for motorcycles before changing lanes or merging with traffic, especially at intersections.
– Always allow more following distance when behind a motorcycle. This gives them more time to maneuver or stop in an emergency.
– Never drive distracted or impaired.

The Delaware Office of Highway Safety said motorcyclists can increase their safety by following these steps:
– Wear a DOT-compliant helmet and other protective gear.
– Obey all traffic laws and be properly licensed.
– Use hand and turn signals at every lane change or turn.
– Wear brightly colored clothes and reflective tape to increase visibility.
– Ride in the middle of the lane where you will be more visible to drivers.
– Never ride distracted or impaired.

For more information, visit and follow regular campaign updates on Twitter at and Facebook

Leave a Reply


Your Ad Here

Our Social Networks

Site Support

Did you know you can shop Amazon and support this site without spending an extra cent? Simply click on any of our Amazon links and we get an advertising credit on the sale.


This site is presented without subscription. However it does have a cost to run it. A donation would help with expenses and keep it up and running. Many Thanks.

Support This Site