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Helmet Retro-Reflective Stickers - France

Postby Derek-Dex-French » 17 May 2013, 11:49

Earlier this year (I think) Police around Paris started issuing fines (Euro 130) for riders wearing helmets that did not have retro-reflective stickers. All motorcycle helmets sold in France come with a pack of four retro-reflective (means it bounces light back towards the source of the light) stickers. In the UK so far as I have found out it is only Shark (French make) and helmets sold in Lidl that come with some stickers.
As my Shoei helmet is black, and I am going to France at the end of the month, I want to source some black retro-reflective stickers of the right size/type. So far I haven't found any. Anyone any ideas to save me from a possible fine?
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Re: Helmet Retro-Reflective Stickers - France

Postby Pieter Huizinga » 17 May 2013, 12:37

That is very good information. I also like to ride in France, e.g. on the way to BritSToc.
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Re: Helmet Retro-Reflective Stickers - France

Postby Keith Legge » 17 May 2013, 13:01

What size do they have to be Derek?

These are on ebay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Reflective-Hi ... 3cc98cc084

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Or these? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RESPRO-HI-VIZ ... 4853d9d69e

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Re: Helmet Retro-Reflective Stickers - France

Postby Pieter Huizinga » 17 May 2013, 17:06

Can someone please order a white and a black Moglo for me, this seller is unaware of life outside the UK.
PM me with your BIC and IBAN and I'll pay you your costs including shipping to Holland.
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Re: Helmet Retro-Reflective Stickers - France

Postby mbrST1100 » 17 May 2013, 17:26

Mine says SHOEI in reflective foil on front and rear... will be sufficient for them lads... :roll:
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Re: Helmet Retro-Reflective Stickers - France

Postby Cammy ST11 » 17 May 2013, 18:18

Pieter. Set ordered. PM me your address please, I do not think that I kept a note of it. Cheers
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Re: Helmet Retro-Reflective Stickers - France

Postby Derek-Dex-French » 17 May 2013, 19:47

I may have another and better source. Just checking.
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Re: Helmet Retro-Reflective Stickers - France

Postby zebedeee » 17 May 2013, 20:16

This link says the reflective clothing and breayheliser have been abolished.

http://www.theaa.com/motoring_advice/ov ... -2012.html

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Re: Helmet Retro-Reflective Stickers - France

Postby Derek-Dex-French » 17 May 2013, 20:43

That covers clothing. Helmets are different and appear to have become a target for fines.
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Re: Helmet Retro-Reflective Stickers - France

Postby PeterPan » 17 May 2013, 23:07

Seems like another reason to not bother with France. Except for the Little bit as you head to Belgium.


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