Polaris Australia have some sound advice for all side-by-side users to stay safe while out driving your machine. Check out their safety tips!
Be smart and ride safe is the advice from Polaris Australia who have released some tips to make sure you and your passengers are safe when out driving this summer. Safety should always be the number one priority of every rider so here are seven crucial points to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable ride.
HELMET HAIR. DON’T CARE!
Helmet hair is a badge of honour, a sign of good time. Always ensure you wear a helmet when riding your side-by-side with the chin strap done up.
Always wear your seat belt to enhance safety and minimise the risk of injury in case of an accident.
Gear up for the ride with style and safety! Wear your long sleeves, riding gloves, and eye protection, to ensure you’re fully equipped for a comfortable and protected side-by-side ride.
BE TERRAIN AWARE
Stay vigilant and be conscious of the terrain you’re navigating. Adjust your speed and approach based on the conditions to ensure a safe ride.
CHECK THE WEATHER
Ride in accordance with weather conditions. Adjust your speed and approach based on the weather to maintain control and minimise risks.
Regularly inspect and maintain your SxS to ensure optimal performance and service it regularly. Addressing any issues promptly enhances both safety and longevity.
SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS
Sharpen your skills and boost your confidence. Proper training is the key to mastering your side-by-side and navigating challenges safely. Also, check the Polaris Australia YouTube channel for more tips or watch the masterclass from Simmo on safe driving here.