As I alluded to in this post a few weeks ago, I have a hard time getting a helmet that fits me well, and one that’s comfortable.
So over the past few weeks I have tried on all manner of helmets: Kabuto, Nolan, Bell, Shark and Aria to name a few. All bar one of those listed had pressure points or were ill-fitting.
Back on July 1st, 2014 the New South Wales (NSW) State Guv’mint amended their traffic act to specifically define motorcycle lane filtering and lane splitting.
Previously there was no specific rules outlawing the practice of lane filtering, but popo frowned upon the manoeuvre and usually booked you for failing to keep within a defined lane or some other such thing.
I don’t know what it is like in your part of the world, but here in Queensland bar tenders have a lot of responsibility when it comes to serving alcohol. Not just to make sure the glasses are clean and the beer is always flowing, but stuff like asking for ID from those that are lucky enough to look younger than they really are, or cutting a patron off when he/ she has had a skin full. These responsibilities are set in Queensland law and all have fines attached to them.