Safe riding is always good riding.
Riding safely is mostly a matter of knowledge, skills and attitude, and riding safely doesn't have to be boring. In fact:
Practicing safe techniques could add years of fun to your life.
Keep alert and observe continuously as many accidents involving motorcycles are not caused by the motorcyclists.
Simply put, here are some suggested habits to practice that will help keep you safe and make riding more enjoyable.
Be ready: mind, body, and motorcycle.
Know where you are.
Use your head to look where you're going and other road users i.e. vehicles, cyclists, pedestrians.
When your line of sight or path of travel becomes restricted, reduce your speed and use great care.
Before proceeding through any road junction, check right, check left, check right, then check right again.
Whenever you slow, first check your rear view mirrors.
Keep a minimum of 2 seconds following distance.
Ride with a positive attitude.
Practice, practice, practice.