BikeSafe | Motorcycle Safety
Police motorcyclists are among the safest riders on the roads, and it’s not because they ride everywhere at 10 mph. If you’ve passed your CBT or your full motorcycle test and realise that you can still improve your riding, a local BikeSafe course could be the next step.
What the BikeSafe Course Involves
You’ll get a day’s riding on real roads, on your own motorbike or scooter, with friendly feedback from expert police riders.
There’s no exam, no test, and no telling-off. It’s all about passing on the advanced techniques that professional riders use to help you feel more in control.
Who Qualifies For The Course
BikeSafe is for riders who already have a full motorcycle licence, but if you’re riding a scooter or geared motorcycle after doing your CBT many areas run a day for you too.
There is also ScooterSafe which is aimed at riders of scooters and motorcycles up to 250cc.
How To Sign Up
Police forces all over the UK offer BikeSafe days, so check the BikeSafe National website to find your nearest course.
There is a small charge, but it’s great value, and even if you’ve been riding for 30 years you’ll still learn something that will make your motorcycling more fun.
Then, you can think about taking advanced training that will enhance your skills still further and reduce your insurance premiums, such as ERS (Enhanced Rider Scheme), RoSPA Advanced Riders or an IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) scheme.
Or perhaps you’d enjoy something more specialised like off-roading biking or a track-based course.
However long you’ve been riding, there’s always something new to learn!
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