Missing In Action

In the latter part of 2014 (November), Right To Ride was given the opportunity to comment on a draft report by the International Transport Forum/OECD entitled “ITF/OECD Working Group On The Safety Of Powered Two-Wheelers ” which was the result of a working group of “experts”. To date, as far as we know, the report […]

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Trilogy of In-Depth Reports

The Northern Ireland Vehicle Occupant Fatality Report 2015 Right To Ride’s, Dr Elaine Hardy has just completed her third study which looks in-depth at vehicle occupant fatalities in Northern Ireland during 2011 and 2012. The previous two in-depth studies analysed fatalities pertaining to pedestrians and motorcycles with each report drawing out the findings with conclusions […]

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FIM Safety in Malta – Insurance

Perhaps because we are getting a bit jaded or just because as Right To ride EU we will be retiring shortly, but this conference in a long line of endless safety conferences seems the same as the last one and the last one before that.  They all appear to be an exercise in cerebral masturbation. […]

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How Safe Are Your Roads?

The European Commission – Mobility And Transport (DG MOVE) have asked the question – How safe are your roads? – and state that their road safety statistics show that there has been a small improvement for 2014. Following two years of solid decreases in the number of people killed on Europe’s roads, the first reports […]

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No Surprise – No Accident

United Kingdom – “All accidents are the result of prediction failure. Surprise is Nature’s way of telling us we have experienced such a failure. If there is no surprise, there can be no accident” The aim of the ‘No Surprise: No Accident’ campaign is to reduce the number of motorcycle crashes by shifting the way […]

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FIM Europe for Road Safety

Road Safety on top of the agenda The FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) Europe’s – John Chatterton-Ross, Director of Public Affairs, was recently interviewed by RACC – the Royal Automobile Club of Catalunya on the themes of Road Safety. FIM Europe comments that since its foundation, “the themes of road incidentality, of industry responses and […]

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Riders In The EU Parliament

Ireland – MAG Ireland was at the heart of the debate during two days of presentations and discussions at the European Motorcyclists’ Forum with other motorcycle rider organisations, motorcycle experts, policy-makers and stakeholders in Brussels. The forum, organised by the Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Associations (FEMA), presented the outcome of the 3 year RIDERSCAN project […]

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