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How to Ride your Bike Safely on Busy Indian Roads

​Got home your first motorcycle but worried when to hit the busy Indian roads? Well, it is understandable that you want to make your first biking experience a memorable one. And, there’s absolutely nothing wrong in feeling the jitters. Whether you are an experienced rider or a newbie, there are certain rules of thumb that bikers should follow. So, here’s a list of things you can quickly ensure before you take your bike for a spin.

​Get trained
If you are new to the world of bikers and biking, then it is extremely important to get trained by a professional motor training school first. If you already own a bike, it’s a good idea to get to know it better. For instance, understand its specifications, fuel requirements, performance capabilities and so on.

Play by the rules
Getting a good training to ride skillfully is mandatory and so is knowing the traffic rules. There are a bunch of crucial signals and riding rules that must be understood and implemented to be a responsible biker on the road.
 
License to ride
As per Indian Motor law, in order to ride legally, you must have a valid two wheeler insurance​ in addition to a valid driving license. That said, it doesn’t mean you store them in a locker at home; you must carry a copy of these documents with you on the go!

Safety first
Ensure that you have proper safety gear in place and take necessary safety precautions before riding a bike. Wearing a helmet is not only a compulsion for bikers in India but is also an extremely crucial safety gear that could save your life in the event of an accident. In addition to this, keep emergency contacts saved in your phone on speed dial.
 
Take it easy
Whether you are a novice or a pro at riding, this rule remains the same for all. It is not a secret that the risk factor involved in riding a two wheeler is much greater than a driving a car. So, you need to take it easy on a busy road. You are in a way responsible for the safety of yourself as well as others on the road.

Take these first steps before hitting the roads with your bike and you’ll be all sorted out. Yes, Indian traffic could be maddening but keep your cool and ride your way through the chaos like a boss!