Every year more than 5,000 motorcyclists are killed in crashes on US roads with many of the tragedies attributed to a motor vehicle driver not seeing the motorcyclists.

Bikers reluctant to wear high-visibility clothing

Motorcyclists are reluctant to wear high-visibility gear which could make them safer on the road, according to a new report. Every year more than 5,000...
Shot amid breathtaking scenery and accompanied by dramatic music, the video highlights potential hazards such as stationary cars and blind bends, and provides advice specific to group-riding, such as “ride at your own pace”.

Safety video provides tips for group riding

A new motorcycle safety film released by Road Safety Scotland provides safety tips for bikers travelling in groups. The film, The Devil’s Beeftub, is the...
VicRoads, in partnership with the Transport Accident Commission has launched the Every Second – Always On campaign to encourage riders to brush up on their safe riding skills and knowledge.

Motorcycle safety campaign urges riders to brush up on skills

A new motorcycle safety campaign has been launched in Victoria, Australia to help address a tragic spike in motorcycle fatalities across the state. VicRoads, in...
The videos will become part of DVSA’s official learning materials and education products but will not be part of the theory test. They aim to help improve the safety of motorcyclists, by encouraging learner drivers to be more aware of them when driving.

New videos encourage learner drivers to look for motorcyclists

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has released a series of new videos to encourage learner drivers to be more aware of motorcyclists. The...
The A23 in Lambeth is the most treacherous road for the second year in a row, and London as a whole has surpassed the rest of the UK as the most dangerous region for motorcyclists year-on-year, with nine out of the top ten roads residing in the capital.

UK’s most dangerous roads for bikers revealed

The most dangerous roads for motorcyclists in the UK have been revealed by Swinton Insurance. The A23 in Lambeth is...
The campaign urges drivers to be extra cautious, since motorcyclists are more difficult to see and less protected than other motorists.

Motorcycle safety campaign launches in Texas

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is launching a new campaign – Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles – in support of National Motorcycle...
Distressed campaign raises awareness of the importance of motorcycle safety clothing

Motorcycle safety campaign wins award

A campaign to highlight what can happen to motorcycle riders if they fail to wear appropriate safety clothing has been recognised for capturing the...
New Zealand government consults on mandatory ABS for motorcycles

New Zealand government consults on mandatory ABS for motorcycles

The government is proposing a law change to make ABS compulsory for new motorcycles over 125cc in New Zealand.
The Western Australian Road Safety Commission has released three videos of real footage taken using hidden cameras in a motorcycle shop showing motorcyclists’ reactions to fake safety products.

Hidden cameras and fake products used in new motorcycle safety ad

A new ad campaign has used an unusual approach to spark conversation about motorcycle safety. The Western Australian Road Safety Commission has released three videos...
Motorcyclist fatalities are increasing in North Carolina, according to NCDOT and AAA Carolinas.

Motorcycle fatalities increase in North Carolina

Recent data from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) indicates that motorcycle fatalities are on the rise in North Carolina, prompting AAA Carolinas...
Road safety charity 95 Alive is running a training course by bikers, for bikers.

Free “crash scene” training course for bikers

The actions taken in the first few moments after a motorbike collision can be crucial in minimising injuries and can make a real difference...
The study finds that motorcyclists are at elevated risk of being a victim of distracted driving and thus could greatly benefit from distracted driving laws.

Distracted driving laws reduce motorcyclist fatalities, study finds

A new study by Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami finds that distracted driving laws have greatly reduced the rate of fatalities...