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...
Safety tips for returning riders

Safety tips for returning riders

It’s just like riding a bike right? Well, yes, obviously. But also no, not exactly. Statistics show that motorcyclists who have taken a long...
The TAC’s latest Motorcycle Monitor, which surveyed 2,443 motorcycle licence holders, found a decline in the number of riders who are happy to ride within the speed limit.

More motorbike riders think it is okay to speed, survey finds

An increasing number of Victorian motorbike riders believe they should be able to exceed speed limits, according to a Transport Accident Commission survey. The TAC’s...
In a statement, the DVSA’s Chief Driving Examiner Mark Winn said it had been just over a year since the DVSA started doing more compliance checks on the motorcycling industry.

Enforcement action taken over rogue motorcycle instructors

The UK’s Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has removed over 100 instructor licences and taken 18 Approved Training Bodies (ATBs) off its official...
Bernard Carlon, Executive Director of Transport for New South Wales’ Centre for Road Safety, said the award was well deserved and shows Australia is leading the way in road safety both here and overseas.

Australia’s motorcycle clothing rating system wins international award

MotoCAP – the Australian rating system for motorcycle clothing – has been awarded the Road Safety Award at the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM)...
The Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council (MSAC) and The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) have already endorsed MotoCAP which tests the quality of motorcycle gear in Australasian conditions.

Motorcycle helmet safety standard launched

A new Australian safety rating for motorcycle helmets has been released to accompany the MotoCAP gear safety rating. The Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council (MSAC) and...
The study, which runs until April 2020, will focus on Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Uganda where the use of motorcycles for daily activities is high.

New research project aims to improve motorcycle safety in Africa

Road safety experts have launched a study looking at motorcycle safety in Africa. Fred Engineering, an international consulting firm specialising in road safety, and SWOV,...