Motorcyclists represent a large proportion of road casualties in relation to their numbers. They make up only around 1% of road traffic but suffer around 20% of deaths and serious injuries. The statistic that one in five deaths on the road is now a motorcyclist is sobering. Source – Page 26 of The Government Motorcycle Strategy
Reported Road Casualties in Croydon in 2015
In 2015, in Croydon, there were 345 motorcycle casualties, of which 3 were killed, 27 received serious injury and 315 slight injuries.
Free training for motorcyclists, moped and scooter riders
Croydon Council have teamed up with Transport for London and BikeSafe-London, to offer Rider Skills Days for motorcyclists, moped and scooter riders to help you ride safer and with more confidence.
We have a limited number of free vouchers available, if you live or work in the borough and would like to attend the course, please contact us on the details below before you apply via the BikeSafe-London website.
Motorcycle Industry Association Accreditation Scheme
To find accredited training schools for CBT and post-test training use the following links:
Other useful Web Sites
Training and post-test training
RoSPA Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
MCIAC (MotorCycle Industry Accreditation Centre)
Protective Gear for Bikers