Safety equipment of bicycles

Safety equipment of bicycles

The highway code contains rules concerning the safety equipment of bicycles.



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  • Is it true that you must always ride your bicycle against traffic?
  • Is it true that wearing a helmet is not compulsory but it can save your life?
  • Is it true that it is not recommended to ride the bicycle right close to parking cars?
  • Is it true that it is safer to use the front and rear brakes simultaneously?
  • Which brakes are more effective?
  • Why is a soft iron chain lock not suitable for locking a bicycle?
  • Which type of lock is the most secure?
  • Harder tyres make riding the bicycle...
  • Are rear view mirrors allowed on bicycles?
  • Is it permissible to ride your bicycle in a pedestrian area?
  • Is it permissible to push the bicycle in a pedestrian area?
  • Is it true, that when you push your bicycle, you are considered a pedestrian.
  • Do cyclists have to stop at the STOP sign?
  • What is NOT true about visibility?
  • Which brake is operated by the right brake lever?
  • How many independent brakes are compulsory on bicycles?
  • What do you have to do when the chain squeaks?
  • What do you have to do when the brakes do not work properly?



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