Just to again extend my thanks to Shaun and Fletch (Warwickshire Police) for delivering my BikeSafe workshop back in April, which I have taken so much from.Particular highlights being how Police Motorcyclists observe the road ahead. The commentary ride behind Fletch was truly mind blowing. Spotting an HGV over the crest of a hill, probably […]
PC Glen McArthur, BikeSafe Coordinator for Sussex Police offers some helpful pre-workshop and general #motorcyclesafety tips in this four minute video. Whilst the content of this video relates to Sussex BikeSafe, it has value for riders booked to attend BikeSafe with other police forces.
To show their support for International Women’s Day, PC Peter Stone at Gloucestershire Police has organised a free-of-charge WOMEN ONLY BikeSafe event on Sunday 8th March at Completely Motorbikes (Meteor Park, Gloucester). This ‘exclusively for female motorcycle riders’ mini-BikeSafe offers x2 one-hour taster sessions where riders will have the opportunity to experience the value of […]
All-female BikeSafe workshop On 20 September 2019 the PSNI BikeSafe team welcomed riders from the Celtic Sisterhood Motorcycle Club to Transport Training Services at Nutt’s Corner, Co Antrim for an all-female BikeSafe workshop. Throughout the morning, time was spent in a classroom environment looking at some advanced riding theory, including aspects of cornering, junctions and […]
Was I good or just lucky? I am an oldy (64 yrs) who has been riding motorcycles since I was 16 years old. Like everyone of my era, the test was simple and I was able to ride anything almost immediately after my test. Many of my friends had accidents as they progressed to bigger […]
Confidence boosted ten-fold Just wanted to leave some feedback on my recent BikeSafe workshop with Warwickshire OPU. Thank you so much guys! The day was brilliant and I have taken a lot of hints and tips away with me. The classroom time and content was just right. Lots of videos and discussion rather than death […]
Armed Forces motorcycle usage on the increase With motorbike usage on the increase within the Armed Forces, it is recognised that motorcyclists still remain a distinct minority and face a much higher risk of serious injury. In total motorcyclists in the UK account for about 1% of road traffic, about 18% of fatal casualties and […]