BP2

Highway Features and Policy

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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

BP2 001
Motorcycles in Bus Lanes

Permitting the use of bus lanes by PTWs

UK

MAR 2009

BP2 002
ASL Trials

In Spain and the UK experimental studies are underway into the effects of permitting motorcycles to use Advanced Stop Lines (ASLs) at traffic signals

E/UK

OCT 2009
(revised)

BP2 003
Strategic Motorcycle Safety Programme

A strategic method for allocating funds to engineering schemes maximising the safety benefits for riders.

AUS

MAR 2009

BP2 004
VMAC Design Notes

The purpose of the Motorcycle Notes are to provide regular practical advice on motorcycle specific aspects of road design, maintenance and safety

AUS

MAR 2009

BP2 005
Motorcycle Only Lane in Malaysia

A Motorcycle Only lane was constructed as part of Federal Highway Route 2

MAL

MAR 2009

BP2 006
Moving Mopeds from cycle lanes onto the carriageway

In the Netherlands the moped entitlement to use cycle lanes was removed in urban areas on 15 December 1999

NL

MAR 2009

BP2 007
Norwegian PTW Handbook for Engineers

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration has produced a design handbook for highway engineers designed to improve PTW safety.

N

MAR 2009

BP2 008
Paris PTW Charter

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

F

OCT 2009
(revised)

BP2 009
Positioned for Safety Strategy

A strategic plan for improving motorcycle safety in New South Wales, Australia.

AUS

MAR 2009

BP2 010
DfT Motorcycling Strategy

The UK Government's national Motorcycling Strategy.

UK

MAR 2009

BP2 011
ACEM Guidelines for Safer PTW Road Design in Europe

A manual providing guidance to engineers and road safety professionals in Europe on PTW issues.

EU

MAR 2009

BP2 012
IHIE Guidelines for Motorcycling

A set of guidelines for highway engineers and road safety professionals encouraging greater awareness of the needs of PTWs.

UK

MAR 2009

BP2 013
Review of Road Safety Audits

A review of recent urban Road Safety Audits undertaken in the UK to identify highway features regularly identified as hazardous to PTWs.

UK

MAR 2009

BP2 014
ETSC Vulnerable Riders Report

European Transport Safety Council report and bulletins identifying PTW safety issues and providing recommendations for action.

EU

MAR 2009

BP2 015
WHO Report on Road Traffic Injury Prevention

Research report into the scale of the global road safety problem with a variety of recommendations for tackling the issue, including a Helmets Manual for practitioners.

World

OCT 2009

BP2 016
Swedish OLA Process

Approach for developing road safety projects by engaging the different stakeholders.

S

OCT 2009

BP2 017
DGT Strategic Plan for PTW Safety

A national strategy in Spain for PTW road safety that sets out the issues and recommends possible solutions.

E

OCT 2009

BP2 018
DfT Advice on Road Safety Strategies

The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) has produced guidance to local government organisations over the development of local road safety strategies.

UK

OCT 2009

BP2 019
EAMS FEMA

FEMA have produced a European Agenda for Motorcycle Safety (EAMS) to provide an overview of motorcycling in Europe from PTW riders' perspective, with discussion of safety trends and issues.

EU

OCT 2009

BP2 020
Monsieur Moto

Appointment of an experienced and qualified motorcyclist to coordinate PTW activities in Toulouse, with particular focus on PTW safety.

F

OCT 2009

BP2 021
US Guide to Address PTW Collisions

Publication from the US Transport Research Board providing strategies for addressing collisions involving motorcycles.

US

OCT 2009

BP2 022
PROMISING Project

Project identifying measures to reduce the risk of injury to vulnerable road users in a way that would not restrict mobility.

NL/EU

OCT 2009

BP2 023 I
slington PTW Plan

A Motorcycle and Scooter Action Plan has been produced as part of Islington’s Local Transport Plan (LTP) with the purpose of providing a comprehensive listing of all measures within the LTP that are being undertaken to facilitate safe motorcycle and scooter use in Islington.

UK

MAY 2010

BP2 024
Study into Urban PTW Collisions

Research paper into the ‘prevention of traffic accidents involving powered two-wheelers in urban areas: prototypical accident scenarios and prospects for the planning and design of the urban road infrastructures’.

F

MAY 2010