Remember Touring? How To Safe On The Road
Touring is virtually impossible at the moment owing to safety concerns for both audience and band, but even in non-pandemic circumstances, a life on the road carries with it a number of inherent risks. Here, we look at steps artists can take to keep themselves and their gear secure on the road.
In this latest piece from MusicThinkTank, contributor M Banks outlines some key practices for staying safe while on tour.
“The only thing worse than getting into a car accident while you’re on tour is parking your van for a gig and coming back to find someone’s broken in and stolen everything. Be smart about where you park and keep everything locked and secured. You may even want to invest in a gear cage for the back of your van. Most thieves are looking for an easy score, so if they have to go through steel bars and a padlock, they’ll likely leave you be.”