Helmet and Clothing
When riding the motorcycle, both rider
and passenger must always wear a
motorcycle helmet, eye protection, gloves,
boots, trousers (close fitting around the
knee and ankle) and a brightly coloured
jacket. Brightly coloured clothing will
passenger's) visibility to other operators of
road vehicles. Although full protection is
not possible, wearing correct protective
clothing can reduce the risk of injury when
Foreword - Safety First
A helmet is one of the most important
pieces of riding gear as it offers protection
against head injuries. You and your
passenger's helmet should be carefully
chosen and should fit you or your
securely. A brightly colored helmet will
increase a rider's (or passenger's) visibility
to other operators of road vehicles.
protection in an accident though a full face
helmet will offer more.
Always wear a visor or approved goggles
to help vision and to protect your eyes.
When choosing a helmet, always look for a
DOT (Department of Transport) sticker
indicating that the helmet has DOT approval.
Do not buy a helmet without DOT approval.