DMansfield Secondary School students took part in an enlightening MotorSafe & Minikhana Come ‰Û÷n‰Ûª Try Day in Mansfield on Friday, December 7.
The day was geared towards teaching 13 to 17-years-olds on how and where to lawfully ride a motorcycle, the basics of rider control and the importance of safety equipment.
The MotorSafe & Minikhana Come ‰Û÷n‰Ûª Try Day was also used to increase public awareness that Motorcycling Victoria exists to help bring further awareness to the broader community about the sport of motorcycling and the many key roles motorcycle clubs and members play in developing riders, Officials, safety and providing potential career pathways in the sport.
Coaches and officials from Mansfield Motorcycle Club gave up their time to visit the school after community concerns were raised that children were riding motorcycles in rural areas where they weren‰Ûªt supposed to.
Stewart Farrelly and Paul Storey coordinated the day, with assistance by David Masicarno, from Mt Buller Motorcycle Adventures.
‰ÛÏThe day was all about teaching our kids that riding motorcycles in the bush unsupervised is dangerous and potentially life-threatening,‰Û