Bikers – learn the skills that may save your life this summer

  |  Published: May 12th 2017
Three bikers during the on the road training last year. (courtesy Bucks County Council)
Three bikers during the on the road training last year.

Whether you ride a superbike, classic or tourer; if you live or ride in Buckinghamshire you can take part in a 2017 Be a Better Biker assessment day. 

Delivered by Thames Vale Advanced Motorcyclists (TVAM) and supported by Transport for Buckinghamshire (TfB) and Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue, the assessments include workshops and an on-road assessment with a TVAM observer. There are currently two assessment day courses scheduled at Marlow Fire Station, on June 17th and July 22nd.

The assessment days are part of an ongoing effort to improve biker safety in Buckinghamshire. In the last three years, 154 bikers have been killed or seriously injured on Buckinghamshire’s roads. Since launching in 2004, the Be a Better Biker initiative has offered hundreds of local bikers advanced training on skills such as manoeuvring, overtaking and cornering techniques.

There are only 12 places available on each assessment day, so to avoid disappointment contact TfB today by calling 01296 382338 or emailing roadsafety@buckscc.gov.uk. Assessments cost £20 per person.

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