Riding a motorcycle requires more physical effort and concentration than driving a car. If you are tired, you will be less alert. It is important to be in great shape before hitting the road on a motorcycle.
Like alcohol, fatigue impairs drivers' faculties. Fatigue can, among other things:
Fatigue is unforgiving, and its effects can play tricks on you.
If, despite everything, you begin to feel drowsy, we recommend that you:
In the parking lot of a rest area, a roadside service area, a business or any other area where it is allowed to stop your engine without endangering your safety or the safety of others. You can also stop at a relay village that provides a full range of traveller services.
In addition to being prohibited on a highway, stopping on the shoulder is not safe, since there is a risk of collision with other vehicles.
Last update: April 11, 2017