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As many adventure riders will tell you auxiliary lights seem to make riders more visible to car drivers. I certainly notice I seem less visible on my enduro bike than I do on my BMW GS with the semi obligatory

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Remarkably the law says little about overtaking. The acceleration and manoeuvrability of a motorcycle has long been recognised by the Civil Law and drivers, contrary to urban myth, actually have to look before they change their position in the road

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There are some old pre-war cases which place a high duty on leading riders and this has led to some strange advice and some odd prosecutions for motorcyclists riding in a group.

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Old cases often refer to drivers or riders ‘sounding their horn,’ but the use of the horn has come to be seen as more of a rebuke than a warning and sometimes as an excuse for road rage.

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One of the fairly common accident scenarios I get is when riders overtake drivers who do something peculiar when the rider is alongside.

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Shoei and Bell,among other visor and helmet manufacturers have brought out ‘photochromatic’ or ‘reactolite’ visors, which darken in direct sunlight. I think this is a brilliant idea but, like conventional dark visors, is illegal if the visor tints to any

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Spilt diesel is less of a problem for motorcyclists than it once was but the folklore of slippery roads still holds true.

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Like a lot of riders I have a bike-mounted camera, but can these cameras bite your backside if things go wrong?

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Doing my job gives me an unusual perspective on how motorcycle accidents happen and if there is a common thread, it is car drivers failing to perceive motorcyclists.

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In our north Atlantic climate we are not often bothered by temperatures which make regular riding gear too hot to wear. But on those rare scorching days when your bike kit boils you and you have a real risk of

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