Grant agreement

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.

Updated booklet for better motorcycling: Full Control

Motorcycle riders must not only deal with a demanding vehicle without protective bodywork. We are so vulnerable that we also must take responsibility for errors and mistakes by other road users. One condition for safe riding is to master a precise riding technique which is addressed in the first part of ’Full Control’ – a booklet for motorcyclists written by motorcyclists. The second part assesses the road, traffic, motorcycles, equipment and accessories.
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Joint Nordic position about motorcycle safety

On monday 3rd December, seven Nordic Motorcycle organisations in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway and Iceland, all members of FEMA, sent a common position about road safety to the governments and road authorities in their countries. The document also includes proposals for actions and cooperation crossing the borders. Read more

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European Accidentology Conference, Athens 2012

: The European Road Safety Conference on data and knowledge-based policy-making took place with great success in the Acropolis Museum Conference Centre in Athens on 22-23 November 2012. This Conference was organised by the DaCoTA EU co-funded research project and it was a high level event which brought together more than 150 road safety delegates (policy-makers, stakeholders and technical community). The latest developments in EU road safety strategies were presented together with the latest research findings.

First RIDERSCAN expert meeting

: On Wednesday 29th of August 2012 the first expert meeting of the RIDERSCAN project took place. Experts from all over Europe gathered at the FEMA headquarter in Brussels to discuss eight different motorcycle safety areas.

Powered Two-Wheeler Safety: "The results of research must be brought back into the real world"

: Research director, specialist in accident mechanisms, Pierre Van Elslande is a reference in two-wheeler accident research. In this interview he tells us how the upcoming launch of the 2-wheel-lab surprised him - for the better.

RIDERSCAN project launches

: RIDERSCAN will gather existing information on motorcycle safety in Europe, identify needs for action and create a cross-border knowledge-based network aiming at an overall improvement of safety for motorcyclists in Europe.