The quick response actions taken in the first few moments after an accident can be crucial in minimising injuries and make the biggest difference to the lives of those involved.
Biker Down is a free training course run by bikers, for bikers, to give you the confidence to respond if faced with an accident. It’s open to all ages, abilities, licence types and pillion passengers.
The course is delivered by operational firefighters, emergency services personnel and volunteers, who have a passion for motorbiking and improving safety.
The course offers bikers the chance to learn practical skills to help avoid being involved in a crash, as well as essential first-aid training and advice about what they should do if they find themselves first on scene of a crash.
The FREE three hour course covers:
The three workshops are delivered over evening or weekend sessions held at Winchester and Basingstoke Fire Station.
A motorcycling group affiliated to IAM RoadSmart, they have training teams based in the New Forest, Southampton, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Winchester, Andover and Portsmouth.
Their main aim is to promote safer riding and to equip riders with motorcycling skills for life. For more information click here:
Thames Vale Advanced Motorcyclists are dedicated to improving riding standards and safety for all motorcyclists in the Thames Valley area.
Their aim is to get the most out of motorcycling, enjoy a range of social and biking activities whilst improving our personal safety and riding skills. For more information click here:
Bike Safe is a police led motorcyclist, assessment and referral scheme.
The aim of Bike safe is to encourage you to take advantage of accredited post-test training and to encourage positive rider behaviour and attitudes. For more information click here:
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)) enhanced rider scheme checks your motorcycle riding skills and provides training to help you improve. For more information click here:
ROSPA provide advanced driving and riding tuition and road safety advice. For more information click here: