Check out our latest video of Chaz & Alan’s weekend taking further training. This time they’re getting their heads around Roadcraft and why its so important to riding safely. Then the whole crew are out on the road for one-on-one feedback from the instructors. Do you think you could benefit from some individual observation? Find out more about further training: <a href=”http://think.direct.gov.uk/motorcycle-training.html” target=”_blank”>http://think.direct.gov.uk/motorcycle</a>…
Superbike legend Chaz Davies, funnyman Alan Davies and the gang continue their further training. In this episode they take to the track and learn to Look Lean and Roll.
For more information on further training go to: <a href=”http://think.direct.gov.uk/motorcycle-training.html” target=”_blank”>http://think.direct.gov.uk/motorcycle-training.html</a>
Chaz Davies is a world champion motorcycle racer. But, amazingly, he only passed his road test this summer. Along with Alan Davies, comedian and bike racing nut, he’s going back to school to do a further training course. In this episode they meet up with fellow bikers in the Cotswold’s and get the first assessment of their road riding skills.
NEW DATA analysing over 4,000 drivers use of mobile phones at the wheel suggests the risk of an accident almost doubles. WUNELLI, a provider of vehicle telematics for insurance companies, and insurance broker Drivology, gathered data over a period of 18 months on drivers including data on journeys made
Source: Illegal hand-held phone use ‘doubles accident risk’
BASIC navigation skills are under threat because of our increasing dependence on satnav technology, a leading expert has claimed. Satellite communication consultant Roger McKinlay, former president of the Royal Institute of Navigation, believes the world is losing its way due to over-reliance on navigation
Source: Sat-nav dependence is eroding our sense of direction, says expert
CYPRUS had the highest increase in road deaths among all EU countries between 2014 and 2015, a 27 per cent rise, according to a report published by the European Commission. A total of 66 people died on Cyprus roads last year compared with 52 in 2014 and 73 in 2010. Finland was second with a […]
A DRAFT bill prepared by the Electromechanical Services Department for the introduction of 110 traffic cameras to capture speed-limit violations has stumbled on who will manage delivery and payment of speeding tickets, a source has told the Cyprus Mail.
According to the source, the bill has been prepared and forwarded to the Legal Service for review. It calls for the purchase of 90 fixed cameras, as well as 20 mobile ones, that will take pictures of speeders and record the violation.
“This is a measure to catch and punish speeding drivers – no seat-belts, no mobile phone use, they will only capture speeding,” the source said.
But the effort appears to stumble on who will undertake delivering the speeding tickets issued by the cameras, with police wanting as little involvement with the operation of the cameras as possible.
As a result of the police’s reluctance to engage, the bill calls for the operation of the cameras by the contractor that will install them.
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