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ROAD AMENDMENT RULES 2016 (S.R. 2016, NO. 56) - REG 17

Rule 271 amended (Riding on motor bikes)

Rule 271 of the Principal Rules is amended as follows:
(a) by omitting paragraphs (b) and (c) from subrule (1) and substituting the following paragraph:
(b) ride with at least one hand on the handlebars.

Penalty: Fine not exceeding 10 penalty units.

Note : Motor bike and park are defined in the dictionary.

(b) by inserting the following subrule after subrule (1) :
(1A)  Also, the rider of a motor bike that is moving may –
(a) stand on the motor bike's footrests or footboard designed for the rider's use if –
(i) the rider has both feet on the footrests or footboard; and
(ii) in the circumstances, it is safe for the rider to do so; or
(b) remove a foot from the footrest or footboard designed for the rider's use if –
(i) the rider is sitting on the rider's seat; and
(ii) at least one foot is on a footrest or footboard; and
(iii) in the circumstances, it is safe for the rider to do so.

Note : Motor bike is defined in the dictionary.



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