Pure Platinum Safety Page

Some members in this organization are more experienced in riding and riding in a group, so their experience can be very helpful. With that being said; it is not to say that they are better than anyone else, but that we all can learn from them to help keep us safe. We ride with road rules for a reason and it is to ensure our safety from point A to B and back again. Group rides not only build better riders, it can also help riders to be seen out on the road and better yet, it makes the group look more organized while riding.


A. The least experience riders or newest rider will ride in front of formation.

B. Ride in the best formation that’s most safe for the group (staggered formation preferred w/2-5 second intervals between bikes, depending on speed)!

C.  Hand and arm signals WILL be used at all times (blinkers cannot be seen during day light from distances).

D. When meeting for a ride or an event of any sort, no more than 10 minutes will elapses before continuing on Club’s mission (if you do not notify Rd Cpt of possibly tardiness, then you will be left and fined). Club will not jeopardize safety or time schedules for members not being prepared.

E. Riding jackets will be worn at all times when riding on major highways. As well as proper riding gear, (e.g. gloves that cover your fingers, shoes that cover your ankles, pants of some sort)

F. Keep it organized while riding, the rider to your front has the right away at all times. DO NOT attempt to pass them, maintain your lane and position within the formation.

G. NO EXCEPTION!!!! There will be neither stunt riding nor horse playing at any time during organized rides. (You will be pulled out of the formation and fined)

H. When a rider pulls over for any reason, the designated Rd Cpt, will pull over or ride with that individual. The rest of the formation will pull over at the next exit or in a safe place big enough for the group. The Group WILL NEVER pull over on the side of the highway. (Unless the incidence requires emergency pulling over)

I. If several lights are between riders while riding thru towns or cities, due to stop lights or traffic, this will be the only time the group pulls over (in a safe area). Otherwise, the group will keep a slow enough pace so as to let the rest of the group catch up, and then the group will continue normal speed.

J. Let’s try to be as professional as possible, so no revving engines excessively and unnecessary in public places to angry owners or personnel (remember your colors tell who you are)

K. No burnouts in certain public places (know your surroundings)

L. Use hand and arm signals and/or lights at all times and as often as necessary. (Drivers in cars need  to know hand and arm signals as well as proper passing procedures).

M. When changing lanes in a group, the person to the rear of you should change lanes first to ensure the lane is clear and safe to change lanes. (NEVER PASS FROM THE FRONT OF THE FORMATION)

N. When riding next to, behind, or near an 18 Wheeler, use a single file formation, once you get within two car lengths of the RIG; then back to staggered formation.

O. Should periodically check on riders and drivers while in formation to see if anyone has any needs while on the ride i.e.; gas or bathroom breaks, or any emergencies. (Starting from rear of formation moving forward)

P. No one is to just jump in any of our formations unless previously welcomed from the start and with a waiver being signed as to not hold us responsible!

NOTE: Flashing your headlights signals driver to change lanes, if you cannot see the truck’s mirrors, they cannot see you. Stay far away from the rig as possible by riding to the far lane as possible to avoid being pulled or pushed under the truck by the slipstream that the trucks can cause.

All members and guests participating in any riding activity:

a) Shall wear a helmet compliant with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 218 (FMVSS 218), commonly known as the DOT helmet standard.

(b) Shall wear eye protection such as goggles or a face shield that meets the shatter or impact standards of VESC-8 and or ANSI Z87.1.

(c) Are recommended to also wear long pants, over-the-ankle footwear, long-sleeved shirt or jacket and full-fingered gloves.

(d) Shall be licensed, tagged/registered and insured for the vehicle that they are operating.

(e) Shall keep their motorcycle in proper operating condition (T-CLOC), including but not limited to vehicle equipment and operation requirements set forth in the particular state in which your Chapter resides. These operations are set forth in your states statutes that are annotated.

(f) Proof of license, registration, and/or insurance can and will be requested. Any club officer or road captain who may deny participation for failure to meet standards in the interest of group’s safety does an inspection of condition of equipment.

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