BP1

Training and awareness

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Good Practice files that have been added to this webpage at the last update (May 2010) are highlighted in the ‘Date Added’ column below.


GREEN / YES = Proposed as Good Practice

RED / POTENTIAL = Potential as Good Practice in Next 5 Years

BLUE / LONG TERM POTENTIAL = Emerging technology which could represent good practice in the long term


Project Reference / Title

Summary

Country of Origin

Date Added

BP1 001
Bikesafe/Scootersafe London

Bikesafe London provides Rider Skills Days with separate courses for PTWs under 250cc. The training is delivered by Police motorcyclists.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 002
FEMA Initial Rider Training Programme

Developed by FEMA, ACEM and FIM with funding from the European Commission. The programme provides a structure for initial motorcycle training.

EU

MAR 2009

BP1 003
Honda Rider Simulator

Honda’s riding simulator is for use as a training tool for training providers, dealerships and schools.

J

MAR 2009

BP1 004
Moped Safety

Funded by TfL, this is a website aimed at providing information to parents of young moped/scooter riders.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 005
Italian Helmet Campaign

Focused media and enforcement campaign in the Romagna region.

I

MAR 2009

BP1 006
Canadian IRT

The ‘Gearing Up’ programme for new motorcyclists.

CDN

MAR 2009

BP1 007
DfT In-depth Study

This research project examined, in great depth, over 1700 UK motorcycle collisions.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 008
Kill Spills

A campaign begun in 2003 and sponsored and supported by BMF aimed at reducing the injuries caused by diesel spills.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 009
Bare Bones

Aimed at moped/scooter riders age 16-19 years in urban areas.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 010
Don’t Look See

Aimed mainly at drivers highlighting the need to look out for PTWs.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 011
Advanced Rider/Post Test Training

Advanced Rider Training/Post Test Training in the UK.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 012
ACEM Rider Safety Cartoons

A series of 13 comic strip cartoons is intended to provide advice for riders.

EU

MAR 2009

BP1 013
Blindspot Programme

Devon CC’s motorcycle safety programme including education, enforcement and
engineering measures.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 014
Wear and Lock Campaign

A campaign to encourage the proper use of helmets and helmet retention systems

EU

MAR 2009

BP1 015
Leeds Driver Awareness Campaign

Leeds City Council use on-street advertising media to encourage other road users to look out for PTWs.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 016
ScootSafe

Currently in the pilot stages, project is aimed at 16-20 year old scooter riders to fill skills gap between CBT and full test.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 017
Pre-licence scooter training

Northamptonshire project in schools.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 018
Norwegian IRT

Manual for initial rider training in Norway.

N

MAR 2009

BP1 019
Look, Look Again
Campaign

Calderdale driver awareness campaign.

UK

OCT 2009
(revised)

BP1 020
Rider for a Day

This project in Paris provides an opportunity for highway engineers and transport policy staff to experience the problems a PTW rider faces in the road environment.

F

MAR 2009

BP1 021
VAL OP

A campaign providing advice for riders and drivers on the ‘look out for bikes’
theme.

NL

MAR 2009

BP1 022
The Close

A web-based campaign in Sutton, London, providing information on collision
causation, black-spots, training and rider tips.

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 023
Great Roads, Great Rides

A DVD resource highlighting collision avoidance skills

UK

MAR 2009

BP1 024
Paris PTW Charter

A Charter for PTW use in Paris covering rights and responsibilities.

F

OCT 2009
(revised)

BP1 025
Restez Motard a Moto

Website produced by the French government providing advice on safe PTW riding techniques and hazard management.

F

OCT 2009

BP1 026
Motorcycling Good and Safe

PTW safety campaign providing training and advice through a website and a number of roadshow events.

D

OCT 2009

BP1 027
Runter vom Gas

Speed related road safety website with details of research and safety campaigns targeting excessive or inappropriate speed.

D

OCT 2009

BP1 028
Bulgarian eMoto Café

Web based magazine providing PTW riders with advice on safe riding techniques and collision avoidance alongside news and information.

BG

OCT 2009

BP1 029
IFZ Website

German Institute for Motorcycle Safety website with various PTW safety information, including research projects such as collision data analysis.

D

OCT 2009

BP1 030
Catalan PTW Campaign

Campaign to reduce motorcycle casualties giving advice on safe riding and the importance of wearing a correctly fastened helmet.

E/Catalan

OCT 2009

BP1 031
Estonian See Me Campaign

Website based campaign aimed at encouraging other road users to look out for two wheeled vehicles (PTWs and cycles).

EST

OCT 2009

BP1 032
Honda Advanced Rider Training

Structured theory and practice-based training programme catering for riders of all levels, available in around 20 countries worldwide.

World

OCT 2009

BP1 033
Latvian Look Twice, TWICE Campaign

Multimedia PTW safety campaign looking to reduce the number of PTW collisions with cars through publicity materials, promotional music, TV advertisements and a website with an interactive game and riding tips.

LV

OCT 2009

BP1 034
Hugger Campaign

Road safety campaign in Norfolk aiming to increase motorcycle safety through a variety of media with consistent branding.

UK

OCT 2009

BP1 035
Pilota per la Vita

Campaign aiming to encourage students aged between 14 and 20 years in schools and colleges to use roads safely.

I

OCT 2009

BP1 036
Cambodia/Vietnam Helmet Programmes

Programmes of various measures to encourage helmet use in Cambodia and Vietnam.

VN

OCT 2009

BP1 037
Thailand Community Youth Helmet Project

Campaign focused on encouraging use of helmets to young people aged between 12 and 18 years, particularly in the poorer areas of Thailand.

T

OCT 2009

BP1 038
How Close is Too Close

The UK Motorcycle Action Group produced a report titled “How Close is Too Close” looking at the common PTW collision type where another driver fails to give way to a motorcyclist at a junction.

UK

MAY 2010

BP1 039
ACEM PPE Guide

ACEM has produced a guide to protective equipment for PTW users that aims to provide some simple guidelines supported by scientific evidence to help increase the number of motorcyclists equipped with appropriate protective clothing.

EU

MAY 2010

BP1 040
MOTA

The Motorcycle Operator Training Assessor (MOTA) is an electronic training tool that uses inertial sensors to record reaction times, acceleration, braking, angle of lean and changes in direction and records the rider’s performance in a series of pre-determined control tests.

AUS

MAY 2010

BP1 041
Take Control Training

Rider training scheme with courses tailored to meet the needs of young riders.

UK

MAY 2010

BP1 042
Good Kit, Bad Kit

A leaflet explaining the need for protective clothing for motorcyclists and the difference in the severity of the injuries likely to be sustained in a collision by both a well protected rider and one wearing only ordinary ‘street’ clothes.

UK

MAY 2010

BP1 043
Named Riders

PTW campaign from the Department for Transport in the UK under the Think! banner aiming to reduce deaths and serious injuries amongst motorcyclists by “humanising” them in the eyes of car drivers.

UK

MAY 2010