'Biggest ever' rider crackdown in Yorkshire and Humber
Road safety partnerships and police forces across Yorkshire and Humber are teaming up this summer in what will be the largest road safety campaign ever undertaken in the region.
Roadside education and police enforcement operations will underpin the campaign to reduce rider casualties and improve road-user behaviour.
This will be complimented with BikeSafe workshop sessions running across the region, as well as the launch of a smart phone app to help riders plan their routes, rider information and engagement sessions throughout the summer, and a campaign aimed at drivers to look out for riders.
David Griffin, Humberside's deputy chief constable, and police national lead for motorcycling, said: “We urge riders in our region to help by riding in a safe and legal manner. We have some great riding routes to share and would like you to ride home safely to your family each and every time.
“We will not tolerate anti-social riding and the region’s police are working with road safety partnerships to eradicate this problem. This small minority will be caught and may be diverted to education courses where possible. However, extreme riding is unacceptable; we will prosecute, and dangerous riders will be targeted by officers from all forces across all borders.”
For more information contact Ruth Gore, Safer Roads Humber, on 01482 391458.