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2014 National Motorcycle Safety Seminar

29 April 2014

The 2014 National Motorcycle Safety Seminar will provide an opportunity for road safety professionals to share best practice and improve strategies to improve the safety of riders.

The one-day event is free to attend and will take place on Saturday 16th August at the Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue Service’s Training & Development Centre in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. It is being organised by Tony Smith, road safety coordinator for Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue Service.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Jim Sanderson, from Kent Fire & Rescue Service who founded the Biker Down initiative which won a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award in 2012.
  • Matt Staton, Cambridgeshire’s lead road safety officer who will present the TWIST bikers’ campaign
  • Kevin Williams, an advanced motorcycling instructor who will talk about ‘the psychology of motorcyclists’.

Tony Smith said: “The seminar will bring together fire bike teams and other road safety professionals to share knowledge and experience in carrying out initiatives to reduce the number of motorcycle related KSIs."

To book a place (deadline 6th June) or for more information contact Tony Smith on 07967 715 143.

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