Bikers – The Underclass

Earlier this year Right To Ride put together a survey – The Rider’s Perspective – to gauge the views of riders about the potential dangers that they face on the roads, training, risk, collisions as well as their opinions about two motorcycle safety campaign videos which were put out by the Department of the Environment […]

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Trilogy of In-Depth Reports

The Northern Ireland Vehicle Occupant Fatality Report 2015 Right To Ride’s, Dr Elaine Hardy has just completed her third study which looks in-depth at vehicle occupant fatalities in Northern Ireland during 2011 and 2012. The previous two in-depth studies analysed fatalities pertaining to pedestrians and motorcycles with each report drawing out the findings with conclusions […]

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“Bike Aware” – MAG Ireland

MAG Ireland calls on motorists to be “Bike Aware” If your heading down South this weekend MAG Ireland – The Irish Motorcyclists’ Association – is calling on motorists to be “Bike Aware” so maybe, just maybe other vehicle drivers will be looking out for motorcyclists? MAG Ireland is calling for drivers to be “Bike Aware” […]

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FBoS Courses – Autumn Winter

New dates for FBoS (First Bike On Scene) courses for this Autumn and Winter in Ireland. Hopefully there is a date to suit you and all courses are also open to anyone looking to re-certify their current FBoS skills. If there are any clubs still looking for a group booking please get in touch as […]

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Fake Motorcycle Helmets

Paramedics and Road Safety Professionals Warn about FAKE Motorcycle Helmets The Ambulance Motorcycle Club www.ambulancemotorcycleclub.co.uk are warning motorcyclists about the dangers of purchasing motorcycle helmets on Internet auction sites. Motorcyclists are required by law to wear a safety helmet which must be type approved. This single piece of personal safety equipment is vital in protecting […]

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PSNI Summer Road Safety

PSNI Launch Summer Road Safety Operation – Is This A Summer Of  Love And Responsibility? The police have launched their summer road safety operation across the province and liaising closely with their, An Garda Síochána Traffic Corps colleagues in the border counties, specifically looking for road users taking unnecessary and potentially life-changing risks. Assistant Chief […]

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A Button Of Difference

As you know at Right To Ride, we deal a lot with road safety and issues that surround motorcycling, both on the website and more up to date information and comments via social media, specifically Facebook. One of the groups we follow on Facebook and sit at the same table with at the Road Safety […]

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DOE – Road Safety Grants

A couple of months back we picked up an announcement that the DOE (Department Of The Environment) Road Safety Grants Programme for the Voluntary & Community Sector (Northern Ireland), administered by – Community Transport Association (CTA) would not be available in this current financial year – 2015/2016. Right To Ride had applied successfully over the […]

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Mobile Phone Scourge!

Mobile Phone Scourge! – Distracted Driving – Mark It – Map It! Generally it can be said that a motorcyclist’s lot is a happy one. Out on the road being observant and looking out for our own skin while interacting with other vehicles, however one observation that always crops up from riders is the use […]

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Actions And Reactions!

At Right To Ride a lot of what we do involves motorcycle road safety. We have been drawn in by our involvement with government departments, through the Motorcycle Safety Forum or the Road Safety Forum or by initiatives we have set up. However it is really because – road safety – casualty and collision reduction […]

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TT – ‘Don’t Bin It’

TweetbeatIOM to support TT road safety campaign The Isle of Man Constabulary – that’s the police to you and me – has announced that its social media channels will play a key role in efforts to promote road safety during this year’s TT Festival. @TweetbeatIOM will help to keep Twitter followers up to date with […]

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