For some employees, motorcycles or “two-wheelers” are the most convenient and most suitable form of transport. Yet motorcyclists are more vulnerable than many other road users.

In this section you’ll find advice for fleet and risk managers on how to help keep two-wheeler riders safe while they are traveling for work. There are also tips for motorcyclists including appropriate safety wear, two-wheeler maintenance and advice on carrying passengers.

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...
For fleets that include drivers and riders of two-wheel vehicles, eDriving Executive Vice President – Fleet Ed Dubens recommends that fleet managers think about their responsibilities in managing motorcyclist safety, including considering a compulsory helmet-wearing policy.

Five things to include in a motorcycle rider helmet policy

Wearing a helmet saves lives. In fact, a recently published report found that an estimated 500,000 head injuries and 15,000 fatalities have been averted...
You’ve developed a safety policy for your employees using two-wheelers and you’ve finalized your helmet policy. Now, it’s time to think about your employees’ performance on the road, and that’s where a rider handbook comes in.

Writing a two-wheeler rider handbook: safety on the road

You’ve developed a safety policy for your employees using two-wheelers and you’ve finalized your helmet policy. Now, it’s time to think about your employees’...
Managing risks for employees on two-wheels can be particularly challenging. Considered “vulnerable” road users, motorcycle and moped riders face different risks on the road to road users in other vehicles; mainly due to their size, speed and positioning on the road.

Developing a safety policy for employees on two wheels

Managing risks for employees on two wheels can be particularly challenging. Considered “vulnerable” road users, motorcycle and moped riders face different risks on the...

Risk factors

Factors such as speed, not wearing helmets, and riding under the influence of alcohol or drugs contribute to the rising trend of injuries and...

Are you fit to ride?

You need a clear head when riding a two-wheeler as you need to have 100% alertness and 100% concentration. If you answer YES to any...

Two-wheeler maintenance checklist

MAINTENANCE Have tyres and brakes regularly checked by a qualified mechanic and have the vehicle professionally serviced in accordance with manufacturer directions or at least...

Rider guide: Two-wheeler road safety

WHENEVER YOU ARE RIDING, FOLLOW THESE ROAD RULES Always ride with your hands on the handlebars STOP and check for traffic in both directions...

Helmets and safety wear

CRASH HELMETS All riders and passengers must wear a helmet while riding Wearing a helmet correctly can reduce the risk of death by almost 40% and...

Carrying passengers and loads

CARRYING PASSENGERS Riding a two wheeler can be more challenging when carrying a passenger. It affects how the vehicle handles and is therefore best left...