For a Bike, there are two types of safety features available. However, 1 of them might not be available for every bike out there.
Physical Safety Features While Riding A Bike
What I mean by this is that parts of the bike that are purposely in the building. And placed on the bike for safety reasons. Whether from broken tail light to be visible from the sides.
1. Reflectors. These things are usually on the rear, underneath the tail light. Usually mounted on the rear fender. The purpose of these things is to aid visibilities during night time and when your tail light dies without you knowing. I am happy manufacturers put these on their bike because there’s been plenty of cases where I’m going home at night, and some guys ride their bike/scooters without the tail light. It’s either their light is dead or broken altogether. My bike’s headlight illuminates their rear reflectors very well, allowing me to predict their next move. Without it, I would be taking a long time to notice that there’s a motorcyclist on my way until I’m very close to them. I hate testing my reaction time
2. Headlights. Not only it is used for illumination during night time, but for bikes, it is also useful for visibility during the daytime. A motorcycle is smaller and faster than cars, so naturally, something that is small and fast will be harder to spot. As a motorcyclist I want to be seen by car drivers, the best way I can do this is through my powerful headlights
Then We Have Electronic Safety Aid
Some bikes have them. Some don’t have it. The reason for this is not all bike needs it, except maybe for ABS
1. ABS is starting to be standard equipment for most bikes. This is probably the most critical rider aid you can get. From pro to beginner riders, ABS will help you during braking by making sure your tires won’t lock. The only exception where ABS is not needed is dirt riding and racing. On dirt, ABS will cause you to stop further, which is dangerous. Many will argue that they’ve practiced hard and emergency braking all the time, thus they don’t need ABS. The thing with ABS is, its there to catch you when you make a mistake. Don’t make that mistake of applying too much pressure and ABS won’t interfere
2. Traction Control System. Some bikes need this system to get moving (Ninja H2, that thing wheelies from 1st to 5th gears !). Other might not need this system, smaller-displacement bikes (such as Yamaha R3) won’t benefit too much from this system because it doesn’t have that massive amount of torque. Couple this with smooth and predictable power delivery and traction control is not needed. Dirt bikes or ADV bikes turn off their traction control or doesn’t even have it altogether. The main reason for this is because dirt is different from the tarmac; you needed wheelspin to move. Fun fact Kawasaki said you needed a little wheelspin to launch a bike quickly and get most of the power on the road.