Story: Motorcycles

Safety poster

Safety poster

Powerful motorcycles and inexperienced riders are a bad mix, and many motorcyclists have died or been injured in accidents. This 1980s poster encourages learners to join an approved motorcycle riding school.

Poster reproduced with permission of the Ministry of Transport

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-SAFETY-Road-1983-02

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Motorcycles - Bikes and the law', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 July 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010