Good Egg Safety has launched a new guide in an effort to help road safety professionals improve the safety of motorcyclists.
Originally developed for London boroughs, the guide has now been adapted for use across the rest of the UK and is for the first time available in digital format.
Described as ‘easy-to-understand’, the guide has been developed in consultation with leading experts in the field including police instructors, Road Safety GB and the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA).
The 36-page guide provides tips and advice for new riders on how to stay safe and avoid becoming yet another casualty statistic.
The guide covers: the importance of instructor selection/training; the different licences available; riding and cognitive skills; the importance of wearing the right gear, and what to wear in different weather conditions.
The guide also highlights riding dangers and how to avoid them, and provides information on bike maintenance covering brakes, tyres, oil, cleaning and the importance of regular servicing.
Liz Brooker MBE, vice chair of Road Safety GB said: “This excellent Good Egg Riders Guide is a simple yet effective way of getting some positive safety messages to riders or potential riders.
“It is a practical guide written in an easy manner covering all aspects of riding; very much worth reading if you are a rider or planning to start getting around on two wheels.”
Gareth Tuffrey, Road Safety GB’s specialist with regard to motorcycling, added: “The Good Egg Safety Riders Guide is stuffed full of top tips to help the new rider to successfully get on the road. Written by riders for riders, the guide will help the novice rider to stay safely upright.”
Karen Cole, director of safety and training for the MCIA, said: “The MCIA are pleased to support this comprehensive guide. There are many useful tips and there will be some useful information for every rider in here.”
For more information, and the opportunity to take advantage of the first print run, contact Good Egg Safety’s Doug Sheriffs on 0333 3055111.