SSP Barnala Mobile Phone No. (+91) 95929-14703, E-Mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW GRAIN MARKET
BARNALA - 148101
Barnala Police Help Line
(01679) 230100,230683, 98724-56138
Fax No 01679-243683
RIDING A TWO WHEELER
Motor Vehicle Acts Legislation a 16 year old is legible to ride an upto 50
C.C. two-wheeler without license.
is too big a temptation for young ones to resist.
every student in grade VIII is seen to ride one. Some do so even earlier.
much fun as it would seem, one must always remember that a two-wheeler is
in itself a dangerous vehicle. As you already know by now every rider of a
two-wheeler exposes himself to dangers on the road, taking him a
vulnerable road user. One must, therefore, avoid riding before time wait
until you are ready and have mastered the art of riding a bike.
and proper positioning are two of the main things you need to learn apart
from signaling, turning around bends and corners and dodging obstacles,
proper braking techniques etc.
some safety tips on riding a two-wheeler:
a helmet. Most deaths occur on a result of head injury. A helmet greatly
reduces the chances of fatalities. Use a good helmet that covers the jaws.
your eyes. A helmet with a plastic face shield is the best.This is
essential to protect the eye from wind, dust, dirt, rain insects etc.
jacket, gloves and boots can protect against minor injuries or bruises.
away from the blind spots of vehicles, trucks and buses in particular.
a bright coloured helmet, or wear reflective bands over helmet, sides and
back of two wheeler.
safe distance from vehicles:
stop right behind (or in front of) a vehicle. Give yourself even space
to move or manoeuvre as and when required.
a distance while overtaking parked or moving vehicles or while overtaking
other vehicles on the road.
from weaving in an out of traffic.
out for obstacles and road hazards:
garbage piles, speed breakers, railway crossings, oil-spills, dirt roads,
stray animals can pose a serious threat if we are not watchful.
your bike well:
your bike checked and serviced regularly.
check brakes, tyre condition, air pressure, suspension before a drive.
well maintained bike reduces risk of accidents while increasing fuel
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