The London Borough of Hounslow has launched a new powered two-wheeler safety campaign with a focus on delivery riders, on the back of a rise in collisions during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Fire and rescue services across the country will be spearheading a motorcycle safety campaign this spring.
Free sessions to teach riders what to do if they are the first on the scene at a collision which involves a fellow biker will not resume until September 2021.
A month on from its launch, the National Motorcyclists Council (NMC) has taken the first steps on its mission to “help assure a positive and sustainable future for motorcycling”.
A video presentation about 2Wheels London’s #ridebetter campaign, which featured the popular ‘Angry Al’ character, is now available to watch.
The Government is being urged to give motorcyclists access to all bus lanes – after it was deemed the top priority that will lead to better outcomes for riders.
A coalition of organisations have joined forces to provide all motorcycle riders in the UK with a “decisive and clear voice” on key issues such as government policy and safety.
Registration is now open for a free PTW Question Time session which will look at a number of key issues, including how to make roads safer for riders.
The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) says it has a “great opportunity to get real results for motorcyclists”, following a meeting with the minister responsible for roads.
An online event focusing on the issue of PTW rider safety will take place in March.
A project is being carried out to design and trial new road markings that will help riders when approaching bends.
Provisional data shows 31 motorcyclists were killed on the Capital’s roads during 2020 – the same number as in 2019.