Story: Motorcycles

Full gear versus fool’s gear

Full gear versus fool’s gear

This Ministry of Transport poster from 1983 shows the correct protective clothing to be worn on motorcycles as opposed to what should not be worn. Helmets and clothing help protect motorcyclists should they come off their bikes.

Poster reproduced with permission of the Ministry of Transport

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

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Motorcycles - Bikes and the law', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/20727/full-gear-versus-fools-gear (accessed 19 December 2018)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010