Motorcyclist fatalities increase nine percent 2016-2017

Motorcyclist fatalities increase on GB roads

The number of motorcyclists killed on the roads in Great Britain increased by nine percent from 2016-2017, according to the Department for Transport’s latest...
The report, Select Risk Factors Associated with Causes of Motorcycle Crashes analyzes select risk factors associated with the causes of motorcycle crashes and evaluates strategies to prevent them.

Report recommends improved safety technology to detect motorcycles

Better integration of motorcycles in crash warning and prevention systems and greater widespread availability of enhanced braking and stability control systems will help reduce...
ACC Motorycle Awareness Month i n New Zealand

“Bikes are back” says NZ safety campaign

September is Motorcycle Awareness Month in New Zealand. This year, the annual campaign is focused on making everyone aware of how they can help keep...
VicRoads survey reveals top concerns for motorcyclists

Survey uncovers tops concerns for motorcyclists

An online survey of 8,000 motorcyclists is helping VicRoads understand the issues that matter to two-wheeler riders in Victoria, Australia. The results revealed that the...
FIM launches new global road safety campaign for motorcycle safety

FIM launches global movement for safer roads  

A new global road safety campaign has been launched by the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM). “We, The Riders” is described as a movement of responsible motorcyclists from...
Road safety warning for motorcyclists and drivers ahead of the bank holiday weekend in Ireland.

Safe bike campaign warns of high-risk period

In advance of the upcoming August Bank Holiday weekend (August 3 to 6), the Irish Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are...
ERF and FEMA believe that looking at the design of road infrastructure can improve road safety for motorcyclists.

Position paper calls for infrastructure improvements for motorcycle safety

The European Union Road Federation (ERF) and the Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Associations (FEMA) have published a joint position paper focused on improving motorcycle...
The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has reduced the maximum weight of two-wheeler helmets by 300 grams, according to a report in The Times of India.

India reduces maximum weight of motorcycle helmets

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has reduced the maximum weight of two-wheeler helmets by 300 grams, according to a report in The Times...
The SHARP website helps riders to choose a safe motorcycle helmet

How safe is your motorcycle helmet?

The UK government’s Department for Transport helps motorcycle riders make informed decisions when choosing a helmet. The SHARP website provides star ratings for over 400 helmet...
The State Government has launched the Motorcycle Safety Reforms Consultation Paper with a range of suggestions to improve safety for motorcyclists.

Consultation into motorcycle safety launched in Western Australia

The public of Western Australia are urged to have their say on the future of motorcycle safety. The State Government has launched the Motorcycle Safety...
distracted driving from a motorcyclist’s perspective.

Distracted driving: a motorcyclist’s view

Stacy Emert sees distracted driving from a different perspective to most road users. That’s because she’s a motorcyclist and is on high alert to...
Keeping your motorcycle well-maintained helps to prevent breakdowns and reduce repair bills. Most importantly, combining regular maintenance with professional servicing helps to ensure a safe ride, every trip.

Two-wheeler safety: motorcycle maintenance checklist

Keeping your motorcycle – or two-wheeler – well-maintained helps to prevent breakdowns and reduce repair bills. Most importantly, combining regular maintenance with professional servicing...