If the Earth is the size of a pea in Britain, then the Sun is a beachball 50m away, Pluto is 4km away, and the next nearest star is in Tokyo. Now shrink Pluto's orbit into a coffee cup, then our Milky Way Galaxy fills North America
try turning up for a track day and saying "well i am wearing a legal helmet( but not acu approved )and i have got wollen gloves and am wearing a pair of trainers , what would happen
and i think it is the terms and coditions now ( maybe needs a legal challenge in court )
Talk to your trainer about choosing the best clothing you can afford. It's important to always wear the right clothing:
If you arrive for your test and are not wearing the right clothing:
OK - I'm going to use loose language because it's the principles I'll try to convey, not legalese.
Hmmm ... I'd say turning up to a trackday is purchasing a service from a private company. Services provided by private companies are subject to terms and conditions that they choose to impose, such as decent quality safety gear.
I'd regard turning up to take your test as using the services of a government agency. It would seem to me to be logically consistent to offer those services within the framework of the laws imposed by the government that apply to the subject in hand - i.e. motorcycling in this situation. I don't see by what right they might request additional safety requirements. The law stipulates only legal safety gear required for motorcycle riding is helmet - then this should be the minimum requirement for taking your test. Taking a motorcycle test involves the risks inherent in riding a motorcycle, it would seem reasonable for this statement to be included in registering for the test and acceptance of this raisk on behalf of the attendee.
Kev is right, it is that duty of care they have. It wouldn't be good enough the tester or the instructor saying you should wear this. If an accident were to happen any close relative could take legal action and say you're the professional, you know better, so why didn't you stop them riding?
PS hi Kev, it’s that other Pete with the GPz 900r from the Go Ride Forum that broke your walkie talkie. Wondered where you went too, great to see you’re still handing out the good advice mate.
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