Tag Archives: Motorcycles

Tyre checks vital to keep scooter commuters safe

Tyre safety organisation is reminding scooter riders of the need to perform regular tyre checks to stay safe on daily commutes. With the Motorcycle Industry Association’s (MCIA) Ride to Work Week at full throttle, TyreSafe is reminding scooter commuters to …

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Summer safety advice to motorcyclists

US insurance company offers advice on taking to two wheels safely as the start of the motorcycling season gets underway in America. As the month of May gets underway and the USA sees it as “Motorcycle Safety Month”, insurance company …

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Free skills assessments for UK motorcyclists

The IAM is offering motorcyclists a pre-season 1-hour session to assess riding skills and safety after the cobwebs have been gathering over the winter. In the lead up to peak motorcycling season during the next four months, the Institute of …

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Motorcycle navigation systems with TPMS

New features are included on the Garmin Zumo navigator models for motorcyclists including trip recording, links to cameras and tyre pressure monitoring. Garmin has released the new zumo 395LM and zumo 595LM motorcycle navigators. The rugged, weatherproof models offer Garmin …

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Motorcycle Stability Control technology takes automotive safety award

German consortium recognizes Bosch’ contribution to motorcycle safety with the introduction of its Motorcycle Stability Control (MSC) system. At the recent annual “Dinner for Winner” event held in Brussels and presented by “Automobil Produktion”, The German AUtomotive Industry Association (VDA) …

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Motorcycle Stability Control features on new KTM 1290

Bosch is improving motorcyle safety with MSC, the two-wheel version of Electronic Stability Control, a feature on the latest adventure tourer from KTM. Despite being distinguished by its 180 horsepower v-twin motor that it shares with the notoriously wild Super …

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2013 sees further reduction in number of people killed on British roads

Department for Transport releases road accident statistics for 2013, when 1713 people died on Britain’s roads, a 2% reduction from 2012. According to the Reported Road Casualties Great Britain 2013 Annual Report released last week by the Department for Transport …

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Safer autumn motorcycling campaign begins

IAM motorcycle safety campaign begins with the participation of Superbike racing participant Chaz Davies and comedian Alan Davies. The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) have joined forces in support of …

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West Virginia law seeks to improve motorcycle visibility

A new law has been passed in West Virginia to allow motorcycles to use auxiliary decorative lighting at night to improve their conspicuity. The motorcycle conspicuity law in West Virginia came about as a result of a campaign launched by …

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Britain road deaths fall to lowest figure since records began

Department for Transport figures for 2013 demonstrate the continued downward trend in road casualties in Great Britain. Headline figures from the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) showing the statistics of casualties on the country’s roads have been released for 2013. …

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