Motorbike Training Courses for 2018

Thursday 15 February 2018

-Subsidised sessions cost just £20

-Course aims to reduce motorcyclist casualty figures

 

Following on from previous years’ these popular motorbike training sessions, the Council’s Road Safety Team have arranged for five training sessions to be held in Milton Keynes for 2018.

 

The training sessions last one day from 9am until 3pm and are open to any level motorcyclist from beginner upwards.

 

The aim is to reduce the number of incidents involving motorbikes on the city’s roads by teaching motorcyclists about road safety to keep them safe.

 

Over the last 24 months 38 motorcyclists have either been killed or seriously injured on the roads in MK.

 

The Council subsidise these training courses so they can be offered for just £20. All attendees will also receive a copy of the Institute of Advanced Motorists Motorcycle “Skills for Life” book.

 

The training days all begin with a theory classroom sessions followed by an on road assessment with trained motorcyclist which cover the topics from the morning theory lesson. This will include: observation, acceleration, braking, gears, steering, positioning, cornering and issues where motorcyclists have been involved in collisions on MK roads.

 

These are the 2018 motorbike training sessions dates – all held at Great Holm Fire Station, MK:

  • 10 March
  • 21 April
  • 12 May
  • 9 June
  • 14 July

 

To book a place on any of the above dates email nigel.spencer@milton-keynes.gov.uk

The £20 fee is payable on the day of the session

You will need to bring your motorbike along to the session.

 

The sessions are supported by the Fire Service, Institute of Advanced Motorists and Thames Valley Police.