20 SAFETY INFORMATION
Wear the riding wear which have
protectors for each parts of the body
(chest, shoulders, back, elbows and
knees, etc.) as much as possible, or
wear protectors for them.
- Always wear a long-sleeved jacket
and long trousers which are abrasion
resistant and keep you warm.
- Wear clothing that allows freedom of
- Avoid wearing clothes which have
loose cuffs or other fastenings which
could in terfere with the contro ls of
- Wear bright, highly visible clothing.
Wear proper protective boots that fit
properly and do not interfere with gear
shifting or braking.
Safe Riding Techniques
Keep Hands on Handlebars
When riding always keep both hands
on the handlebars and both feet on the
footpegs. Removing your hands from
the handlebars or feet from the foot-
pegs while riding can be hazardous. If
you remove even one hand or foot, y ou
reduce your ability to control the mo tor-
Look Over Your Shoulder
Before changing lanes, look over
your shoulder to make sure the way
is clear. D o not rely solely on the rear
view mirror; you ma y misjudge a vehi-
cle’s distance and speed, or you may
not see it at all.