Can you feel it? It is almost indiscernible after this hot summer but there are already hints of fall in the air and it is beautiful to behold. More people are eager to get out and enjoy the cooler weather and the stunning foliage than ever, so we have some safety tips as you enjoy the local sights around Wilkes-Barre, PA this fall. At the Shay Agency, we will also be enjoying all a Pennsylvania fall has to offer, and we want all of our friends and clients to be as safe as possible out on the open roads.
Tips For Motorcycle Safety in the Fall
- Remember that even on warm days the temperature drops fast after dark. Do not get stuck far from home shivering because you dressed for warmer weather, because extreme cold while driving is not only uncomfortable, it can be dangerous.
- Watch for ice. Early ice is not uncommon yet may motorist are not prepared and it comes as a surprise, often a dangerous one. Keep your eyes out for icy conditions such as a drop in temperature after a fall rain.
- Pullover to enjoy the views. The fall foliage is worthy of a photo or at least a moment of enjoyment but do yourself a favor and get off of your bike a moment. Do not try to take in the best views from the road, pull over to a safe spot to soak it in.
Contact us at the Shay Agency if you need motorcycle insurance coverage or if you have any questions about fall road safety. We proudly serve the Wilkes-Barre, PA area with quality insurance services.