Motorcyclists have a variety of items they can use to make riding more enjoyable and safe. However, some of the new technology can also increase the risk of motorcycle accidents. Below are four high-tech gadgets that may be fun to use but can cause enough of a distraction to place the rider in danger. Go-Pro Cameras These cameras capture everything about your ride from your perspective. Go Pro cameras have also been advertised as an effective means of proving fault in a motorcycle accident. While this makes for a very cool video of your ride, it can be too tempting to take risks to get an amazing video for YouTube. The use of the Go Pro camera may not be dangerous; however, documenting stunts and taking risks can create a dangerous situation for yourself and others.
According to the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), the number of motorcycle fatalities in California increased by 12% from 2013 to 2014. Your odds of being killed in a motor vehicle accident when riding a motorcycle are higher than if you are riding in a passenger vehicle. Motorcycles do not afford the same level