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You must wear a safety helmet that meets British safety standards when riding a motorcycle or moped on the road.
All helmets worn on UK roads must meet one of the following:
The Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating Programme (SHARP) shows you approved helmets and how much protection they offer.
If you ride with a visor or goggles they must either:
There’s no law about wearing other protective clothing, but specialised motorcycle gear is highly recommended - it could save your life.
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