Welcome to Netrider ... Connecting Riders!

Interested in talking motorbikes with a terrific community of riders?
Signup (it's quick and free) to join the discussions and access the full suite of tools and information that Netrider has to offer.

N/A | National National Motorcycle and Scooter Safety Summit - final report

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' at netrider.net.au started by TonyE, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. The final report and recommendations were released today...

    go to http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/roads/safety/publications/2009/msss_report.aspx (540K PDF file) for a copy

    Mostly good recommendations - some deserve a bit more debate and some not so good.

    The top 3 measures are all positive though:

    1. Co-operation between the various stakeholders
    Improving safety for motorcyclists implies to set up a continuing dialogue and co-operation between the various stakeholders, including the motorcyclists themselves, policy makers, researchers, and motorcycle manufacturers.

    2. Transport and infrastructure policy
    It is a fundamental motorcycle safety requirement that motorcycles should have a place in overall transport policy and infrastructure policy/management.

    3. Research and evaluation
    Counter measures need to be founded on evidence-based scientific research into driver and rider behaviour, and before-and-after evaluations should be conducted.