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Safe riding recommendations for 2 wheeler riders
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Duty of Driver in case of Accident
Parking of your vehicle
Precautions to be taken before overtaking
Characters of a Good Rider
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Road Demarcation Lines
Driving in Road Junction
Handling Signaling for Riding Vehicles
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 Handling Signaling for Riding Vehicles

    Hand signals are the language of the road. Good knowledge of these are mandatory for safe riding. Before showing the hand signs the rider should develop the habit of looking into the rear view mirror.

 
The right hand stretched with the palm facing down The right hand stretched  in an anticlockwise direction

To turn or move or overtake on the right the right hand should be stretched with the palm facing down.

To turn or move to the left, the right hand should be stretched and moved in an anticlockwise direction.

 
The right hand stretched in upwards and downwards The right hand  angled in the upward direction , with the palm facing the front

To reduce the speed of the vehicle in moving traffic conditions, stretch the right hand and move it upwards and downwards.

When stopping a heavy vehicle, the right hand should be angled in the upward direction , with the palm facing the front.

 
The right hand stretched at 90 degrees with the palm facing the front The right hand stretched so that the palm is facing the front and move it backward and forward

To stop a smaller vehicle, the right hand should be held at 90 degrees with the palm facing the front.

To allow a vehicle to overtake stretch you right hand so that the palm is facing the front and move it backward and forward.