The programme

The programme for this event comprises pre-recorded presentations, a live discussion session and podcasts – all of which will be free to view.

Content will be published throughout March at 10.00 each day (unless otherwise stated) commencing Monday 8 March.

If you’d like to pitch for a slot on the programme, or have any other questions about it, please contact Edward Seaman by email in the first instance.

Timed agenda

All dates and times subject to final confirmation

Week one (8-12 March)

Monday 8 March

Safeguarding motorcyclists: trialling new PRIME road markings for casualty reduction

Professor Alex Stedmon, Director, Open Road Simulation

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Motorcycle Roadcraft - the Police Rider's Handbook (podcast)

Featuring: Lisa Daniels and Dan Whittle (TSO); and Inspector Colin Reid, Police Scotland


Tuesday 9 March

The Dynamics of Motorcycle Crashes

Elaine Hardy PhD

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Wednesday 10 March


Colin Brown

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Thursday 11 March

Know the Dangers campaign (video podcast)

Heidi Duffy MBE, Facilitator, National Young Rider Forum

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Question Time


  • Karen Cole (MCIA), Dr Cris Burgess (University of Exeter), Colin Brown (MAG) and Iain Temperton (Traject)

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Friday 12 March

#ridebetter with ‘Angry Al'

Debbie Huckle, Vice Chair, 2Wheels London & Road Safety Officer, London Borough of Brent

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Week two (15-19 March)

Monday 15 March

How to survive a powered two wheeler collision - a NHS trauma surgeon’s perspective (podcast)

Goldie Khera BSc (Hons), MBChB, MRCS, FRCS, Consultant General, Brighton and Sussex NHS Trust

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Tuesday 16 March
Neil Grieg

The $64,000 question: Are advanced riders safer than everyone else?

Neil Greig, Policy & Research Director, IAM RoadSmart

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Wednesday 17 March

Putting the 'Rider' in 'Rider Safety'

Christopher Hodder, Public Affairs Manager, FIM Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme

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Thursday 18 March

Understanding who 'young riders' are

Heidi Duffy MBE and Tanya Fosdick

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Friday 19 March

PTWs during the Covid pandemic (TBC)

Tony Campbell, CEO, Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA)

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The Science Of Being Seen (SOBS)

Kevin Williams, Survival Skills Rider Training

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Week three (22-26 March)

Monday 22 March

The work of Fire Bike teams across the UK

Tony Smith, Fire Bike Team Leader & National Fire Chiefs Council Motorcycle Safety Lead, Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue Service

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Tuesday 23 March

'Sorry mate, I didn’t hear you'

PC Paul Ennis, West Midlands Police Road Harm Reduction Team, Central Motorway Police Group

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Wednesday 24 March

Workshop: how to hit a motorcyclist (2pm)

Saul Jeavons, Director, The Transafe Network

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Thursday 25 March

The Ridefree initiative (tbc)

Lorraine Willis & Tanya Fosdick

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An Industry which keeps doing the same things

Peter Riley, Director, Airvest Ltd

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Friday 26 March

Working with YouTube Vloggers - 'Stepping into the Unknown'

John Furniss, Young Rider & Driver Officer, South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership/SY Fire & Rescue

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Loss of Control

Mike Abbott MBA, Advanced Rider Coaching

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