The European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM)1 has set up a partnership with the German Road Safety Council (DVR)2 to create the first European Training Quality Label for post-license motorcycling training programmes. The key objective of this initiative is to help European riders to easily identify the best post-license training options available in their countries. We consider this to be of paramount importance because all motorcycle safety studies consistently identify human behaviour as the most important cause of motorcycle accidents and most European countries have policies in the area licensing and training but not on post-license training.
How does the Training Quality Label work in practice?
By focusing on aspects such as road safety, hazard perception and risk awareness, the programmes awarded with the European Training Quality Label will promote defensive riding in real road traffic conditions and allow motorcyclists to share the road in a responsible and safer manner. Continue reading in FIM Europe magazine page 26