Do you love riding your motorcycle in the Fresno area? We have some of the most beautiful roads and highways in the Central California Valley area. Many motorcyclists enjoy riding through our beautiful communities. However, motorcyclists must take steps to protect themselves from distracted drivers who fail to yield the right of way to motorcyclists. From 2013 to 2014, California motorcycle fatalities increased 12.1 percent from 463 in 2013 to 519 in 2014. If you enjoy riding your motorcycle, please take precautions to reduce your risk of serious injuries in a motorcycle crash. Below are five pieces of motorcycle equipment that can provide additional protection in the event of a motorcycle crash.