Safety is paramount in all walks of life and motorcycling is no exception. That said, as it stands the only item of protective clothing you are required to wear by law while riding a motorcycle or moped is a helmet. The helmet you wear however must comply with one of these standards.
Learning to drive any vehicle can be a daunting process for many people and there is a lot to think about, especially if you want to ride a motorcycle.
The process of obtaining a full motorcycle licence is now a lengthy and sometimes costly one and shouldn’t be taken lightly. Although the initial stages of getting your licence are the same for both bikes and cars the theory of riding safely, the practical skills required and the dangers involved are very different and this is now recognised by the DVLA.