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The work presented in this document is supported by the European Union’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport – Directorate C: Innovative & sustainable mobility (C.4 Road Safety) (Grant agreement MOVE/C4/SUB/2010-125/SI2.603201/RIDERSCAN). The content of this document is the sole responsibility of the Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Associations (FEMA) and it does not represent the opinion of the European Union and the European Union is not responsible or liable for any use that might be made of information contained herein.

Research shows safety improving for riders in Europe

Research by the European motorcycle manufacturers’ organisation ACEM has shown a significant drop in fatalities among powered two wheeler (PTW) riders between 2001 and 2010. Through analysis of road safety statistics acquired from the International Road Traffic Accident Data Base (IRTAD), ACEM calculated that the overall amount of riders killed fell by 27.3% in the last decade. Broken down, there was a hefty 58.6% reduction in fatalities amongst moped riders whilst the number of motorcyclists killed dropped by 14.4%. Read more

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Welcome to RIDERSCAN - European Scanning Tour for Motorcycle Safety

Co-funded by the European Commission, the RIDERSCAN project gathered existing information on motorcycle safety in Europe, identified needs for action and created a crossborder knowledge-based network.

Started in November 2011, the project successful ended in April 2015, delivering its results in the form of a constantly updated knowledge database for road safety professionals in Europe and across the world.