Story: Road accidents

Motorcycle safety gear (4th of 4)

Motorcycle safety gear

The importance of wearing safety gear when riding a motorcycle, including a helmet and proper clothing and footwear, is shown in this poster, which contrasts ‘full gear’ with ‘fool’s gear’.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-SAFETY-Road-1983-01

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Road accidents - Promoting road safety', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/20909/motorcycle-safety-gear (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 15 Dec 2014