Virtual Research Library

virtualresearchlibrarylogoThe Virtual Research Library is a knowledge page that contains documents, reports, videos and external websites from other organisations and individuals.

These are from Great Britain and Europe with examples from other parts of the world and Northern Ireland.

While these documents and other information are freely available in the public domain, we hope that bringing these into one place will help for referencing past research and helping with future research in a free and open manner.

If you have a document or report that you think should be included, please send us an email to info@righttoride.eu

Latest Documents – July 2015

Trauma and motorcyclists; born to be wild, bound to be injured? – John D. Hinds – Gareth Allen – Craig G. Morris – June 2007 – 1.5mb – pdf

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Latest Documents – June 2015

SMC – Definition of a Safe Barrier for a Motorcyclist – a literature study – May 2015 pdf – 1.75mb

NMCU – Norway – National strategy for motorcycles and mopeds 2014–2017 pdf – 1.12mb

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library-buslanes-thumbNorthern Ireland Motorcyclists Start To Use Bus Lanes – June 2004 – TRL – Motorcycles in Bus Lanes – Interim Report – November 2009 – Code of Conduct For Motorcyclists Using Bus Lanes – December 2008 – Make sure you ride in bus lanes with caution – Plymouth City Council – 2007 – and more.

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wirerope-barrier-a1-pic3-oct-2014-thumbThe Mystery of Motorcycle Friendly Crash Barriers – June 2011 – Basyc MPS – Motorcyclists Protection System Australia – New Zealand – FEMA – New Standards For Road Restraint Systems for Motorcyclists – 2012 – Road Design for Future Maintenance – Life-cycle Cost Analyses for Road Barriers – March 2011 – and more.

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libray-diesel-thumbTRL study the “Review of Diesel Spillage Clean – Up Procedures” – 2010 – KillSpills fourth Annual report to the Prime Minister – Every time you overfill someone else pays for it – 2007 – TRL study the “Review of Diesel Spillage Clean – Up Procedures” – 2010 – and more.

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library-environmental-thumbRight To Ride – Emissions – Cheaper Road Tax – ACEM – The Motorcycle Industry in Europe – Environment – November 2008 – FIM Alternative Energy Working Group (AEWG) – Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA) – Environmental Guide – 2010 – Right To Ride – Rise Of The Machines – and more.

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library-lights-thumbMAG Belgium – Dossier – FEMA – Saving (Car Drivers) Lives With Daytime Running Lights – November 2006 – MAG Response to European Commission Daytime Running Lights Consultation September 2006 – The Association of Drivers against Daytime Running Lights – Motorcyclists – MAG Belgium – Dossier – and more.

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library-manhole-thumb“Premark Anti-Skid” – The difference in slip resistance between the highway and service covers in the highway – FEMA – A Consultation Response October 2007 – TUFTAC is a ductile iron manhole cover and frame, which is inset with an industry unique, special mastic asphalt (MA) formulation – FEMA – A Consultation Response October 2007 – and more.

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library-theft-thumbRight To Ride – Comments to Carole Nash Theft Survey 2008 – MAG Foundation Presentation – 2004 – Steer Clear of Bike Crime – Home Office – July 2001 – Motorcycle Crime Reduction Group (MCRG) – Right To Ride – Comments to Carole Nash Theft Survey 2008 – MAG Foundation Presentation – 2004 ……..

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library-safety-thumbRight To Ride – Motorcycle Safety in Northern Ireland – The Rider’s Perspective – 2009 – ACEM – Safe Ride to the Future – 2004 – HHRT – Motorcycle Safety: IMMA’s (International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association) contribution to the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-20 – U.S. Department of Transportation Action Plan to Reduce Motorcycle Fatalities – October 2007 – and more.

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library-noise-thumbUnited States (U.S.) – Sound Advice – July 2005 – ACEM – Striving Against Traffic Noise – August 2003 – ACEM – The Motorcycle Noise : the Curious Silence – June 1996 – United States (U.S.) – Sound Advice – July 2005 – ACEM – Striving Against Traffic Noise – August 2003 – United States (U.S.) – Sound Advice – July 2005……

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library-oecd-thumbWorkshop on Motorcycling Safety – Final Report – June 2008 pdf 514kb – Workshop on Motorcycling Safety – Annexes to the Final Report – June 2008 pdf 6.14mb – Top Priorities Identified by the Workshop – June 2008 – Workshop on Motorcycling Safety – Final Report – June 2008 – Workshop on Motorcycling Safety – Annexes to the Final Report – June 2008….

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library-safety2-thumbHi Viz Survey – Here’s Looking At You – October 2014 – Northern Ireland Motorcycle Fatality Report 2012 – April 2012 – Right To Ride – Motorcycle Conspicuity In Europe – June 2011 – “Full Control” … everything you need to become a good rider – Hurt Report – Motorcycle Accident Cause Factors And Identification Of Countermeasures – 1981 – Hurt Report – Summary of Findings – 1981 – and more.

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library-risk-thumbSMC – Extreme Behaviour On Two Wheels – 2014 – Right To Right – Risk and Motorcycles – November 2009 – INRETS – Risk Awarness Analysis – A Comparison Between Car Drivers And Motorcyclists – Summary of TRL Report TRL 607 – The Accident Risk of Motorcycles – 2004 – Better Regulation Commission – Risk, Responsibility and Regulation – Whose risk is it anyway? – 2006 – and more.

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library-roadsinfrastructure-thumbVision Zero Roads For Motorcycles – Norway – 2008 – Motorcycle Vision Zero – The Swedish Motorcyclists’ Association – IHIE – Motorcycle Guidelines – ACEM – Guidelines For PTW-Safer Road Design In Europe – Human Factors Guideline For Safer Road Infrastructure – 2008 – Transport Scotland Road Furniture in the Countryside – Guidance – 2006 – and more.

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library-parkinglocked-thumbWeston-super-Mare Seafront Bike Park – Weston & North Somerset Motorcycle Action Group – Provision For On Road Motorcycle Parking – Vic Roads – April 2001 – Guidelines for Parking Motorcycles on Footpaths – Victorian Motorcycle Advisory Council (VMAC) – June 2001 – Parking for Motorcycles and Scooters – A Resource Guide – BMF – and more.

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library-scooter-safety-thumbBare Bones Project – For riders of Twist ‘n’ Go’s and bikes under 125cc – Dangerous Games – Scooter Culture – Cool Advice – What Not to Wear External Website – Moped Safety – For Parents of Teenage Rider External Website – Bare Bones Project – For riders of Twist ‘n’ Go’s and bikes under 125cc – Twist and Go…

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library-stats-thumbSMC Survey of Motorcyclists and their views on Advanced Training – 2011 – Analysis of the On the Spot (OTS) Road Accident Database – February 2008 – Compendium of Motorcycling Statistics: 2008 Edition Great Britain pdf 380kb – Motorcycle KSI US Insurance April 2009 – An Evaluation of the Bikesafe Scheme in Northern Ireland – December 2005 – and more.

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library-strategies-thumbDOE: Road Safety Strategy to 2020 – 2020 Vision: Driving Road Safety Forward – Victoria’s Road Safety and Transport Strategic Action Plan for Powered Two Wheelers 2009–2013 – United States (U.S.) – National Agenda for Motorcycle Safety – Strategic Plan for the Road Safety of Motorcycles and Mopeds – Executive Summary – Spain – and more.

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library-technical-thumbRight To Ride – Response to DG Enterprise – Framework Regulation – ABS Brakes – Pros and Cons – By Steve Makohin – June 2006 – ACEM Report On Non Compliances Found In Sample Motorcycles Manufactured In The Chinese Peoples Republic – January 2010 – and more.

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library-testing-training-thumbInitial Rider Training – Right To Ride – Response – Driver Training and Traffic Safety Education – EU Consultation – July 2009 – Highway Code Northern Ireland – SMC Survey of Motorcyclists and their views on Advanced Training – 2011 – and more

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library-touring-thumbBiker Tourism – Attracting motorcyclists to NI – 2007 – Biker Tourism – Attracting motorcyclists to NI – 2007 – Biker Tourism – Attracting motorcyclists to NI – 2007 – Biker Tourism – Attracting motorcyclists to NI – 2007 – Biker Tourism – Attracting motorcyclists to NI – 2007 – Biker Tourism – Attracting motorcyclists to NI – 2007…

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library-transport-plans-thumbMAG – Inclusion of Powered Two Wheelers in Local Transport Plans – MAG – Reponse to Draft Local Transport Bill – September 2007 – MAG – Inclusion of Powered Two Wheelers in Local Transport Plans – MAG – Reponse to Draft Local Transport Bill – September 2007 – MAG – Inclusion of Powered Two Wheelers in Local Transport Plans – MAG – Reponse to Draft Local Transport Bill – September 2007…

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library-video-thumbDOE Northern Ireland – Motorcycle Road Safety – Never Too Good – THINK! Biker – Stay A Hero – Stay Safe – Perfect Day Video – Think! Campaign – The Secret Life Of Bikers Devon County Council – Look – Signal – Manoeuvre – How It Was 1960s – and more…

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library-video-world-thumbTAC Road Safety – Reconstruction – What Do We Have To Do To Get Noticed? – The Roads No Place To Race – Keep Motorbikes in Sight – Safety Campaign in Belgium –  It’s Not What You Think –  Look Twice –  Expect the Unexpected –  We Are Not Bugs (NMCU) – Rolls or Turns – Pilots must know a little more…. (NMCU) –  Thai Road Safety Ad –  Military Rider – The Distracted Driver – and more.

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library-video-other-thumbIt Is Funny – You Will Get It! – More time, more fun – Avoiding Idiots On The Daily Commute To Work – Dublin – Dream Rangers – Crash Proof Motorcycle – CCTV Smart Car Chased Out Of Town – Riding September – It Is Funny – You Will Get It! – More time, more fun – Avoiding Idiots On The Daily Commute To Work – Dublin…

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library-its-thumbThrottle Control – Back With A Vengeance – Right To Ride – June 2010 – Intelligent Transport Systems and Motorcycle Safety – Australia – July 2006 – FEMA Position Paper – Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) – March 2011 – Intelligent Speed Adaptation – Results of Motorcycle Trial February 2007 – and more.

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