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Old 03-24-2011, 01:12 PM
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Came across this link in another form. Its a handy list of what’s compulsory, what’s recommended and what’s banned across Europe.

http://www.suzuki-gb.co.uk/uploads/s...euro_rules.pdf
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This is very interesting. How are replacement bulb and first aid kit rules enforced? What type of reflective jackets are required?
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This is very interesting. How are replacement bulb and first aid kit rules enforced? What type of reflective jackets are required?
Police can & do stop motorists to check they have everything (never happened to me on the bike but quite a few time in the car). Far more common is that they ask to see them if they have stopped you for anything else.

As for the reflective jackets I think anything from expensive hi-vis motorcycle jackets to your standard €2 hi-vis vest you pick up in a garage will do as long as it meets the European standard (Goggle EN471). I hear that countries where this is compulsory they are very strict on it.
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Police can & do stop motorists to check they have everything ...
We Americans cherish two concepts that stymie such nonsense.

First: we are innocent until proven guilty.

Second: we don't need to submit to searches without warrants.

No cop in the U.S.A. can force a citizen to answer a
question, or to permit a search of person or baggage.

Maybe the New World can teach the Old World something important.

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Maybe the New World can teach the Old World something important.
In my opinion you have that backwards
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what are => "Headlamp Adjustment" and "GB Stickers"...?
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I think the GB is for Great Britain.
It used to mean Global Britain.
When Scotland secedes from England it will mean lesser Britain and no longer be compulsory.
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Came across this link in another form. Its a handy list of what’s compulsory, what’s recommended and what’s banned across Europe.

http://www.suzuki-gb.co.uk/uploads/s...euro_rules.pdf
Useful, thanks.

Interesting reading the URLs to see where something originates from.
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Second: we don't need to submit to searches without warrants.

No cop in the U.S.A. can force a citizen to answer a
question, or to permit a search of person or baggage.

Cheers!
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...and you'd hang your hat on that? Perhaps it's time to update your research on the law of search and seizure.
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Last summer I did a 10 day ride through the Alps of Germany,Austria, Italy and Switzerland through Edelweiss tours. I remember that we had to have the first aid kits on the bikes but nothing ever said about reflective gear etc..Planing on going back in 2013.
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