New Victorian Road Rules of interest

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New Victorian Road Rules of interest Empty New Victorian Road Rules of interest

Post by Jules Pearce on Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:32 am

Today’s (13 July) Age newspaper has some info about the Victorian Road Rules, based on a RACV publication. Below are two rules re motorcycles of relevance to us.
Road rule 270 - Wearing motor bike helmets
Motorcycle riders are now allowed to move their bike without a helmet, as long as the engine is off or they are pushing it.
The rule states that it has to be safe in the circumstances not to wear a helmet. 
Road rule 271 - Riding on motorbikes and motorcycles
A modification to this rule makes it legal for riders to stretch their legs.
It's now legal to stand up on a bike while it's moving, as long as both feet are on the foot pegs.
Riders can also lift one leg up, as long as their bum remains on the seat. 
Jules Pearce
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