News: Motorcyclists

POWERED TWO-WHEELER ENGAGEMENT – APRIL 2023

Posted on Monday 17th April 2023 in Education and Training, Motorcyclists, Speed

Sussex Safer Roads Partnership were at Madeira Drive in Brighton on Friday 14th April. Members of Brighton and Hove County Council, Community SpeedWatch and East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service joined our Programme Delivery Officer, discussing motorcycle safety with members of the public. On a particularly wet and windy day, riders braved the conditions to join us, discussing training courses such as Biker Down and Bike Safe, as well as general rider safety.

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NFCC Motorcycle Safety Week – April 2023

Posted on Friday 14th April 2023 in Education and Training, Motorcyclists, Speed

Monday 3rd of April was the start of NFCC's Motorcycle Safety Week. The use of motorcycles increased in 2020 - 2021 by 17 per cent. Despite motorcycles making up around one per cent of vehicle traffic, in 2021 they accounted for 20 per cent of road fatalities and 12 per cent of road injuries in Great Britain.  This week-long campaign encourages Fire and Rescue Services, along with Road Safety Partnerships, to share road safety advice for riders and - no matter what level of experience they have - to improve their knowledge and skills by taking additional rider education. 

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NPCC 2-Wheel Operation Road Safety Campaign – April 2023

Posted on Monday 10th April 2023 in All Road Users, Cyclists, Education and Training, Motorcyclists

National safety operation: Police urge all road users to help reduce two-wheel collisions. A national road safety operation starts today (Monday 10 April), in which police forces all over the country will be urging road users to help improve safety for the riders of bicycles and motorcycles.

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RoSPA, #SkillUp during Motorcycle Safety Week – April 2023

Posted on Friday 7th April 2023 in All Road Users, Education and Training, Motorcyclists

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is a not-for-profit organisation that has worked for more than 100 years to help people recognise and reduce their risk of accidents, at home, on the road, at work and at leisure. Their goal is to enable everyone to live their lives to the full, safely.

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BIKER DOWN COURSES – WEST SUSSEX

Posted on Sunday 19th March 2023 in All Road Users, Education and Training, Motorcyclists

Biker Down is a free training workshop run by professionals for bikers and designed to aid them if they were to find themselves in a situation of need.

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