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Greater Manchester wraps up for summer

Lancashire’s RideSafe BackSafe team are urging city commuters on two wheels to wrap up this summer in a bid to reduce the number of minor injuries and road traffic collisions. As congestion increases and fuel prices rise, more commuters and college students are turning to two wheels, but many are still travelling in there usual […]

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New website for safety conscious motorcyclists

One of the UK’s most prominent road safety initiatives, dedicated to motorcyclists, has re-launched its website to offer even more information, advice and features. Lancashire based RideSafe BackSafe is keen to increase its reach across Greater Manchester and the North West; even though the site – www.ridesafebacksafe.co.uk – was already attracting nearly 150,000 hits per […]

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Fatal motorcycle casualties down in Lancashire

A review of motorcycle casualties in Lancashire has produced some interesting results but also shown a positive trend in the reduction of fatal collisions over the last few years. The review has been completed by Lancashire Police and some of the figures have been released to RideSafe BackSafe to support there regional initiative aimed at […]

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Remember your B.O.L.T.S for safer riding

North West road safety initiative RideSafe BackSafe is urging all bikers to check the condition of there motorcycles before enjoying a summer of safe riding. Spring is here and many bikers will be taking the bike out for a first ride as the weather improves. Road Safety Adviser and RideSafe BackSafe team member Shelby Williams […]

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Seaside Rendezvous rated by motorcycle riders

Thousands turned out for a free motorcycle show at Lytham St Annes on Sunday 13th (April) and the annual event was again heralded a success by organisers, RideSafe BackSafe. The show was attended by bikers young and old from across the North West, together with locals and holiday-makers and all were welcomed by the Mayor […]

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Driving Standards Agency develop a new rider training package

The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) in conjunction with the motorcycle industry has launched a new Enhanced Rider Scheme to encourage all bikers to assess their riding skills and identify training needs. The scheme will be one of a number of options for bikers to be highlighted at this years RideSafe Rendezvous. Working closely with training […]

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Rush Hour Road Rash

Possibly the easiest way to get to work is on a scooter or motorcycle; especially if your route suffers from congestion every day. But the RideSafe BackSafe team are urging all two-wheeled commuters to dress for the journey, not the destination. As a part of their road safety campaign, the North West initiative is displaying […]

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