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New Approaches to Rider Education for Continuing and Returning Riders

Knight, G., Senserrick, T., Molesworth, B.

SYMPOSIUM 2: Developments in Motorcyclist Training, Licensing and PPE Research and Implementation: Presentations and Jurisdiction Discussion Panel

ARSC conference 2017

Although a motorcycle training scheme for novice riders has been in place for many years, continuing older and returning riders are highly represented in motorcycle rider casualties. The aim of this project was to establish an effective method of educating older and returning motorcycle riders. Late in 2016, Ride It Right Motorcycling Techniques conducted a pilot trial course with 12 participants, using their experience as a learning tool to improve safety. Positive participation and feedback demonstrated the course was able to achieve its objective. This presentation will discuss the relative merits of this approach to rider training and safety,