wBW Index

Motorcycle News 2011

wBW:  Reviews    Repair & Maintenance    Books    Videos    News
Motorcycle Rider Training
Motorcycle Rider Training Study
Press Releases Edited by webBikeWorld.com
21 Ideas to Save Lives From Motorcycle Rider Training Experts

Report on The State and Future of U.S. Motorcycle Rider Training Released

July 13, 2011 (Columbia, Maryland) -- A panel of motorcycle rider training experts have contributed their expertise to in an effort to make U.S. motorcycle training more effective and more successful at reducing injuries and death.

The report they have authored, entitled The State and Future of U.S. Rider Training, presents their experienced-based ideas.

In March of 2011, The Rider School at Howard Community College (Maryland, U.S.A.) convened 15 of motorcycling’s top authors, advanced trainers, insurance experts, and noted researchers for a two-day experts’ panel on reducing motorcycle crashes and injuries.

During the two-day meeting, the group developed 21 specific recommendations for improving motorcycle training, detailed in the new report (available here in .pdf format).

The recommendations include:

The panel hopes that the report will help broaden the discussion about rider safety and to influence public awareness and public policy about riders and rider training.

Organizers were invited to present the findings at the annual 2011 State Motorcycle Safety Administrators Conference in Des Moines, Iowa.

In addition to The Rider School, underwriting sponsors included US Insurance Services, The National Association of State Motorcycle Safety Administrators, and Cape Fox Professional Services.

The Rider School at Howard Community College is a leading provider of motorcycle instruction in the Mid-Atlantic region and one of the few schools nationwide that offers a full range of classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced rider training.

For more information about the School, visit http://riderschool.org.

For more information about the report and its creation, contact Jim Schmidt, Rider School director, at 443-518-4186; email [email protected].

Follow webBikeWorld
Note: For informational use only. All material and photographs are Copyright © webWorld International, LLC since 2000. All rights reserved. See the webBikeWorld® Site Info page. Product specifications, features and details may change or differ from our descriptions. Always check before purchasing. Read the Terms and Conditions!
More wBW