10 Important Life Saving Tips That Bike Passenger Should Follow
Nowadays Bike has become one of the main transport vehicles of Bangladesh. Village, Town or city whatever it is bike has become a common transportation system. Bike transportation is always enjoyable and stress-free, especially when you are a bike passenger. But it has some negative side. Almost every day many peoples lost their valuable life because of bike accidents all over the world. So, as a bike passenger, you should know some important tips that could save your life. Let’s discuss one by one Ten Important Life Saving Tips That Bike Passenger Should Follow…
When it’s the matter of riding on the back of a motorcycle, the first important thing came to the mind is protection. It is a thing that could protect you from being injured. Everyone always talking about biker safety & protection but when a biker put himself in the accident with a passenger then not only the biker in danger but also the passenger. So, some Protection like Helmet, shoes, hand gloves, right clothing is very important for the passenger. This important regular thing could save you from being get badly injured or even save your life.
2. Wear a Helmet:
The Helmet is something like a life jacket in the water. It’s the key thing which not keep away from danger but also give you a stylish look. Most of the Passenger, now a day do not use a helmet because of lack of interest and opportunity. But unfortunately, it is the main cause of death in most of the bike accident. That’s why without helmet biking is considered as an offence. So, biker and passenger both should use the helmet as a must use security equipment.Be Awar From Hot Exhaust Pipe: Hot
3. Be Awar From Hot Exhaust Pipe:
The Hot Exhaust pipe is an important thing for the rider because it could cause serious damage to the passenger skin by contact. Most of the passenger put their leg in the exhaust pipe and make the situation more complex. Although the recent model of high cc bike has some extra safety for the back passenger. But still there is the enough risk to burn the skin if we ride without any sort of protection. To keep away from this safety issue well-covered shoes and gifts like full cover pants could be very fruitful.Prepare for Sudden Breaks and Turns: Break and Turn are the most common thing is a bike. When you are riding behind a biker you should know that anytime biker could break and turn. So, as a passenger, you should be ready for sudden break and turns. This type of problem most commonly seen in damaged road. As a Bangladeshi, I know most of our local road are not safe for speed biking and here biker needs to break and turn the bike a lot then the normal road. Another thing is high traffic road. When the traffic is bumper to bumper then breaks and turn from the narrow space became a common matter. Even in highway sometimes small hill or other obstacles could force biker for sudden break or turn. So, as an active passenger, you should be careful.
4. Prepare for Sudden Breaks and Turns:
Brake and Turn are the most common thing is the bike. When you are riding behind a biker you should know that anytime biker could break and turn. So, as a passenger, you should be ready for sudden break and turns. This type of problem most commonly seen in damaged road. As a Bangladeshi, I know most of our local road are not safe for speed biking and here biker needs to break and turn the bike a lot then the normal road. Another thing is high traffic road. When the traffic is bumper to bumper then breaks and turn from the narrow space became a common matter. Even in highway sometimes small hill or another obstacle could force biker for sudden break or turn. So, as an active passenger, you should be careful.
5. Trust the Rider & Relax
Trust is the most important thing for a passenger. When you are riding on the back then you have to trust the rider for a safe ride. If you panic or freaks out then definitely there is a strong chance of finding yourself in an accident. As a passenger, everyone should know the importance 0f trust. It is something like depend on your rider and co-operate with him. Most of the new passenger face this type of problem, especially in high traffic area. But if you could relax and trust your rider then definitely you will have a nice and smooth ride.Don’t talk too much with rider or in phone
6. Don’t talk too much with rider or in phone:
Talking on the phone on the bike could result from some serious accident. There are a lot of people who thing when he is a passenger, there is no risk to talk on the phone, on the ride. But the actual thing is it could result in an accident. When a passenger talking too much loudly then definitely biker concentration goes down. Sometime rider also started talking n this matter. As a result, it creates some extra risk in riding. For this reason, in order to minimize the riding risk, we should avoid too much talking in the cell phone.
7. Don’t Disturb the rider either in fun:
It is something that could cost you something big even your life. Disturbing the rider is very dangerous stuff for the both rider and passenger. It’s something which commonly seen among the young friends. They make fun on the bike and make the riding more tough for the driver. Sometimes it creates some serious accident. I have some practical experience about this. Few years back, Me and two of my friends almost put our-self in a serious accident but luckily we escape. From then I always try to suggest everyone not to disturb the rider at all, neither it is in fun.
8. Be Seated Properly:
Proper seating is an important matter when you are riding the bike back. Motorcycle balance is a very very important thing for the biker but if the passenger did not seat properly the loss of balance could produce a nasty accident. Motorcycle balance keeping is an important and tough task, especially in the high traffic area. If the passenger did not seat properly then there is a big chance to become off balance and accident. That’s why passengers should seat properly in relaxed mood.
9. Never attempt to ground your foot before Rider:
It’s an important thing for the passenger because most of the time passenger do that unconsciously and make the job of balance keeping tough for the driver. That’s why passengers should keep in mind that this little attempt could create a serious accident.
10. Be an active Rider: stay alert and prepare:
When you are a bike passenger then you have to be an active rider. You should keep all the above point in mind and help the rider indeed. Sometimes passenger needs to be aware of the surrounding and help the biker to take the right decision. In some case,The passenger should step up and give the rider some advice.
That is all 10 Important Life Saving Tips for bike passengers. We will discuss something new in next time.
Happy & safe riding.