September 3 2014.

The National Motorcycle Safety Seminar, which was originally scheduled to take place in August, has been rescheduled for the 11th of November 2014.

The one-day workshop is free to attend and will take place at Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue Service’s Training & Development Centre in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. It is being organised by Tony Smith, road safety coordinator for Hertfordshire Fire & Rescue Service.

The event is described as an opportunity to share best practice and will cover current strategy and how it can be improved.

Confirmed speakers include: Lawrence Pater and Mark Burgess from Kent F&RS who will give an overview of Biker Down; Matt Staton from Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Road Safety Partnership who will present the TWIST bikers’ publicity campaign; the DfT’s Victoria Judd who will outline the THINK! Bike campaign; and Kevin Williams who will look at the psychology of motorcyclists.

The event is intended for all Fire Bike riders, road safety professionals and others with an interest in improving the safety of motorcyclists.

For more information or to register to attend contact Tony Smith by email, or call him on 07967 715 143.