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Why will a motorcyclist look round over their right shoulder just before turning right?

To listen for following traffic

Motorcycles don't have mirrors

It helps them balance as they turn

To check for traffic in their blind area
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When you see a motorcyclist take a glance over their shoulder, they’re probably about to change direction. Recognising a clue like this helps you to anticipate their next action. This can improve road safety for you and others.