Riding without protective gear is a risk never worth taking.
Motorcycle safety in the Adelaide Hills is improved with the extension of motorcycle barriers along Gorge Road. The barriers are designed to absorb energy during impact and deflect a rider away from the impact point, shielding riders from hitting roadsides hazards.
Motor bike lane filtering will be allowed in South Australia from 15 April 2017. Lane filtering is when a motor bike rider travels at low speed in between two lines of stationary or slow moving traffic travelling in the same direction. Strict conditions apply.
Riding a motorcycle is enjoyed by people of all ages. However, compared to driving other road vehicles, riding a motorcycle can place you at higher risk than others. If you are involved in a crash, the chances of being injured are very high.
The steps to getting a motorcycle rider's licence are designed to help you become a safer rider. The training programs and the testing procedures are designed to get you confident in the fundamental skills.