Motorcycles

Expect motorcyclists at junctions, GEM tells drivers in bid to reduce collisions


  1. Posted on March 27th, 2017 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to take extra care at junctions, in an attempt to reduce collisions with motorcyclists. GEM road safety officer Neil Worth said: “Around 30 motorcyclists are killed or injured every day at junctions, usually because of an driver observation error which some years ago picked […]

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Ride smarter this year: GEM calls for motorcycle skills boost


  1. Posted on February 29th, 2016 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is keen to ensure motorcyclists put safety first on rides this season. Central to this, according to GEM, is a focus on rider skill. There were 5,558 serious accidents involving motorcyclists in 2014. In all, 339 motorcyclists were killed in reported road accidents – an increase of […]

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Motorcyclists – put safety first


  1. Posted on July 13th, 2015 by James Luckhurst
  2. GEM encourages motorcyclists to put safety first this summer ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist has issued a list of seven simple tips to help motorcyclists put safety first on journeys this summer. GEM chief executive David Williams MBE comments: “Most motorcyclists show high levels of anticipation and observation; these are vital for […]

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Sharing the road with motorcyclists


  1. Posted on June 23rd, 2015 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Motorcyclists account for just one per cent of road users, but they’re grossly over-represented in casualty statistics, making up 19% of all road user deaths*. But they, like every other road user, all set off with the intention of arriving safely at their destination, and, according to GEM chief executive David Williams MBE, there are […]

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Motorcyclists to use their experience wisely on summer rides


  1. Posted on April 23rd, 2015 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. ROAD SAFETY AND breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging all motorcyclists to make safety their priority on every ride this summer. GEM chief executive David Williams MBE said: “The vast majority of motorcyclists are highly skilled and experienced road users who have undergone extensive training to enjoy the privilege of riding a powerful machine […]

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Advanced motorcyling


  1. Posted on November 29th, 2013 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. Steps to a higher, safer level of riding You’re reading this because – hopefully – you are interested in raising your skills as a motorcyclist to a higher level. By definition, an “advanced rider” is one who has made the grade in a formal test which requires a considerably higher standard than the basic driving […]

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