Tips for Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

A young woman on a motocycle pulled over on to the side of the road wearing leather protective gear and a helmet.Spring is upon us, and you’ve likely already seen a few motorcycle enthusiasts taking to the road. People presume to know how to conduct themselves when driving around motorcycles, but the bumper stickers and billboards aren’t enough to prevent motorcycle and automobile collisions from occurring each day. As motorcycles are a high-risk category of vehicles, it takes awareness from all parties to keep everyone safe. To help promote safe driving, here are our tips for sharing the road with motorcycles. [Read more…]

3 Ways You Can Lower Your Motorcycle Premium

3 Ways You Can Lower Your Motorcycle PremiumInsurance can get expensive, but did you know motorcycle safety, belonging in an association, and the right bike can help lower the price of your motorcycle premium? There are many factors that play a role in determining your insurance costs. Here are a few ways you can lower your premium. [Read more…]

Why You Should Take a Motorcycle Safety Course

Why You Should Take a Motorcycle Safety CourseNow that the summer has finally arrived, many motorcycle enthusiasts are hitting the road for group riding sessions and rallies. You know that many of the factors that affect your motorcycle insurance rates are similar to your car insurance: your age, type of vehicle, and driving history all affect your premiums. One common way of lowering your insurance rates is by taking a motorcycle safety course. See how these courses can benefit you in more ways than one. [Read more…]

Motorcycle Season: Is Your Bike Ready for the Road?

Motorcycle Season: Is Your Bike Ready for the Road?Spring is upon us, and with the warmer weather comes time for more outdoor activities. One of the most popular activities is the beginning of motorcycle season. If your motorcycle has been hibernating in storage, you should follow some of these tips to make sure you’ll be all set for the new season. Dust off the bike and make sure you do a thorough checkup on not only the maintenance, but your insurance policy as well. [Read more…]

Motorcycle Safety and Insurance

Motorcycles on the road.There were 125,270 motorcycles registered in Massachusetts in 2014. Whether it’s an expression of rebellion or simply another method of transportation all 125,270 of those motorcycles are required to have insurance. The risk of causing an accident and the damage to the motorcycle itself is generally costlier than damages to another motor vehicle. Motorcycle insurance with a standard policy only covers pedestrians but, it does not cover the injuries of the driver or passengers. This is all the more reason for motorcycle riders to engage in safe driving habits. [Read more…]

5 Tips to Reducing Motorcycle Insurance Costs

Taking a motorcycle out for a ride.The reasons to own a motorcycle are as varied as the bikes themselves as well as the drivers. To some it’s a break from conformity, to others it’s a fun second vehicle, and to some it’s a less expensive form of transportation. Regardless of your reasons for owning one, just like with a car you’re required to have it insured. And while many motorcycles close less than equivalent cars, it’s sometimes shocking how much your insurance policy premiums can be. Here are five tips for reducing motorcycle insurance costs: [Read more…]