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Metropolitan Police Bikesafe

Real advice from real riders. Could you get more from your bike? At our rider skills days, professional police motorcyclists – who are all keen bikers – share the secrets of how to become a neater, smoother, safer and more confident rider. The days are run by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service.

We are the only police force in the country that offers this course to learner riders. So it doesn’t matter if you’re just starting off or if you’re a veteran rider, we cater for everyone’s needs. Our one-day session will include a morning classroom session that covers the below topics and is then followed by an observed ride.

  • Collision causation (right turn violations)
  • Cornering and bend assessment
  • Overtaking, filtering and group riding
  • Attitude to risk, plus hazard management
  • The system of motorcycle control

The aim of the day is simple: to help you enjoy safer biking even more. You’ll get advice that’ll make good sense to you at your stage and ability and help on where to get further training.

Workshop checklist

Have you got everything you need to bring to your Rider Skills Day?

  • Your own bike in a roadworthy condition
  • Valid licence / CBT allowing you to ride in the UK
  • Valid MOT certificate (if required)
  • Insurance certificate
  • Appropriate clothing

Transport for London (TfL) subsidises BikeSafe-London as part of the work it does to reduce collisions involving motorcycles

BikeSafe Workshop Coordinator

Workshop Coordinator: PC Paul Walker
Police Force: Metropolitan Police Service
Workshops: Bromley, Hackney, Molesey, Chigwell, Bushey, Brent 
County: Greater London
Region: Metropolitan

Contacting BikeSafe during the Covid-19 crisis

Owing to the Covid-19 situation, all BikeSafe workshops have been cancelled as of 18/03/2020. For full advice and information regarding cancelled BikeSafe workshops and our response to Covid-19, please click here.

Until restrictions on non-essential travel, social contact etc have been lifted, BikeSafe Admin will likewise be unavailable for anything other than critical support. Please bear with us and be patient during this challenging time and we look forward to resuming BikeSafe delivery once this crisis has passed.

Get in touch

National Admin

For questions relating to existing bookings i.e. refunds, transfers and cancellations, please raise a ticket with national BikeSafe support.