The appeal is being made in response to the number of motorcycle fatalities seen this year - to date in 2021, six motorcyclists have been killed on Irish roads.

RSA & Gardaí issue motorcycle safety appeal

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are appealing to motorcycle riders to slow down, “ease off the throttle” and keep within...
Working with Dorset Police and Dorset Road Safety Partnership in the UK, DocBike aims to make Dorset’s roads safer for bikers.

DocBike charity launches springtime motorcycle safety campaign

DocBike, a charity that provides rapid response bikes ridden by doctors or critical care paramedics, is launching a campaign to help buck the trend...
The law specifies the type of vehicle that a candidate can use for their driving or riding test. This is known as the minimum test vehicle (MTV) requirement.

DVSA launches consultation on changing A2 test

The DVSA has launched a consultation on whether to allow candidates to take their A2 motorcycle test on motorcycles with a cylinder capacity as...
Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole says a new video released by Transport for NSW and the Motorcycle Council shows riders how the Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS) safety feature works.

Motorcycle riders given a safety lesson in ABS

October is Motorcycle Awareness Month in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, and riders are being encouraged to learn how to protect themselves better on...
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has launched the campaign with automotive company Grease Monkey, after latest figures revealed motorcyclist fatalities are up 12 percent over last year.

Drivers urged to “look twice” for motorcyclists

Drivers in Colorado are being urged “to look twice and save a life” as part of a new campaign to reduce the number of...
This third iteration of the guidance based on the latest changes to UK Government guidelines includes advice on group riding and first responder incident management.

Updated COVID-19 riding guidelines published for motorcyclists

COVID-19 Riding Guidelines for motorcyclists in the UK have been updated by the Coalition of Motorcycling Organisations. This third iteration of the guidance based on...
A human cheese grater has been painted on the road at Performance Cycle, as well as other locations throughout the state, and aims to remind bikers that falling on asphalt at any speed can result in serious bodily injury or death.

Cheese grater reminds motorcyclists to wear protective gear

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Colorado State Patrol (CSP) have unveiled a new tactic to remind motorcyclists in the state to wear...
The free course has been developed by DVSA, Highways England and other partners to help new riders prepare for a lifetime of safe riding.

DVSA launches training course for new motorcyclists

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has introduced a new optional online training course called Ridefree, a training course for new riders to...
The trial, which allowed bikers to ride in selected bus lanes around Perth, concluded that there were no safety benefits, and that poor visibility and line of sight of motorcyclists posed a risk.

Motorcycle bus lane trial finds no safety benefits

Motorcyclists in Western Australia will not be able to share bus lanes after a trial found it posed a road safety risk. The trial, which...
According to the organisation, summer is the time when the majority of motorcycle crashes occur, with seven motorcyclists injured every day in July and August.

Drivers and motorcyclists urged to share the road safely

Now the warmer weather has arrived, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), is reminding motorists and bikers to look out for each other. According...
With lockdown restrictions relaxing, the guidelines provide advice on group riding, and include advice on COVID-safe incident management.

COVID-19 riding guidelines published for motorcyclists

New COVID-19 Riding Guidelines for motorcyclists have been published by the Coalition of Motorcycling Organisations. With lockdown restrictions relaxing, the guidelines provide advice on group...
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) says that to May 7 this year there have been 26 motorcyclist fatalities in the state, five more than the same time last year.

Motorcyclist deaths up by 24 percent in Colorado

Coinciding with Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, Colorado has unveiled new data showing that motorcyclist deaths in the state have increased by 24 percent compared...