Are you going to pass along the beautiful French roads during the upcoming motorcycle season? If yes, you must remember to bring the reflective vest with you. A law recently approved by the Government over the Alps made it mandatory - as of 1 January 2016 - the presence of as many motorcycles, scooters (with two or three wheels) and light quadricycles with bodywork (like the quads) of the vest high visibility.

   The rule, harshly criticized by the FFMC (Fédération Française des Motards en Colère - French Federation of Motorcyclists in Anger), was strongly supported the French executive, who, to ensure greater safety on the roads, has decided to impose the presence of the jacket yellow also fluo-vehicle listed above in order to increase the visibility of their drivers when stopping along the roadway.

    If the rule becomes similar to that imposed on motorists, just like will be the fate of those who will be without during a check of the French Police Force: in both cases, the sanction will go from 11 to 135 Euros. In the absence of the safety vest to put on the technical leaders, it is considered valid also on high visibility clothing item, as long as they comply with the European standards EN 1150 and EN 471 (located on the label). Moreover, it is clear, it is not obligatory on him to keep his head in normal driving conditions, but only in case of accident or failure or poor visibility as fog or heavy rain. Just like cars, it is important to have it with him sempre.Se your imagination is already running toward a spring in Provence, or to any other wonderful French street, know that you'll have reflective tape. Biker forewarned is forearmed ...

     And in Italy? There are no official news on this possible idea, but in the future will not rule out the possibility of seeing such a law which deals with the owners of the two wheels. And you would agree?