Motorcycle Training

Good Essays
Topics: Motorcycle
This training was developed by police officers for police officers. The information provided is meant to enhance officer knowledge and safety in the realm of motorcycle laws through enforcement and public education of those motor vehicle/motorcycle laws, and give officers the information to help reduce the number of motorcyclist killed or injured in traffic crashes.

The International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) would like to thank the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for their help in making this training possible.
Particular thanks go to Earl Hardy and William Cosby of NHTSA for their on-going guidance. We also must extend our thanks to the following individuals who participated in the curriculum development. Their knowledge and experience helped to define the content of the materials for the lesson modules and critical information was covered for law enforcement. The individuals who helped make this training a reality include the following: Mr. Richard Davis, Arkansas State Police; Lt. Jim Halvorsen, New York State Police; Lt.
Michael Turcott, Washington State Police; and Mr. John Young, Texas Department of Public Safety. Special thanks to Inspector Patrick McManamon, Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles and Mr. Albert Liebno,
Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commissions for their feedback on improving the presentations.

The information contained in this program by no means reflects the opinions of all the individuals listed.
June F. Kelly, Project Manager, IADLEST
Assistant Director, Vermont Police Academy

TITLE: Motorcycle Safety and Enforcement Training for LE (Law Enforcement)

Lesson Purpose: To understand why the enforcement of motorcycle laws, support of national motorcycle safety enforcement efforts and best practices are critical to reduce motorcycle fatalities and injuries.

Date Prepared: May 1, 2009
PURPOSE STATEMENT

This training manual developed by

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful

  • Better Essays

    Motorcycle

    • 923 Words
    • 3 Pages

    David Ferstand 7/29/2009 The History of “Ducati” In the world of motorcycles there is a specific breed of motorcycles known as superbikes. Each breed of superbike has a rich racing history that was influenced by great designers and competition. Despite minor setbacks superbikes have dominated the world of sport bikes and lead to the development of race-inspired motorcycles. Ducati, one of the biggest leaders in the world of superbike competition has a very interesting line of history…

    • 923 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Motorcycles

    • 7345 Words
    • 30 Pages

    Only a Biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window. Bikers’ saying 1. Introduction. The motorcycle, since its inception, has always been more than transportation. Because it takes place in public space, and because, in developed nations, it’s no longer essential as an economic form of transportation, it’s become a sport as well. As a result, it’s always been iconic, even over-encoded, so the mere fact of riding is at once an activity and a performance. Its essence…

    • 7345 Words
    • 30 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    motorcycle

    • 863 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Is there always a question you get asked but have no idea how to answer? One question that just about all motorcycle riders struggle to answer, is “why?” The question is almost inevitable and always followed by some horrific motorcycle accident that some person’s ex-brother-in-law's best friend was in. When it does come about, the answer always comes to mind immediately. Yet right when it is about to roll off the tongue, a blank is drawn and then an “uhh” or “well” results. After some wandering eyes…

    • 863 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Cars and Motorcycles

    • 967 Words
    • 4 Pages

    their prices at the surface level? Thesis Statement: This essay seeks the comparison of cars and motorcycles. II. DEVELOPMENT Comparison a) Both cars and motorcycles are vehicles for transporting one or more persons. b) Both cars and motorcycles need fuel. Fuel serves a vital art in both cases as it supplies the energy required are the engines to work properly. c) Both cars and motorcycle use wheel made of rubber tires. Contrast a) Cars are very expensive while motor cycles…

    • 967 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Good Essays

    Motorcycle Safety

    • 981 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Motorcycles don’t posses many safety features that protect their rider. A car contains seat belts, airbags, four wheels for stability, and more; these are important features that help reduce accident and fatality rates. These issues only add to the main problem which is the drivers themselves, I am talking about both motorcycle rider and automobile driver. These two figures represent the majority of those on the streets, they are either inexperienced drivers or to comfortable with their driving habits…

    • 981 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Motorcycle Danger

    • 900 Words
    • 4 Pages

    The Time I Rode On the Back of a Motorcycle When I was about seven years old I was introduced to motorcycles by my uncle on my mothers’ side and I fell in love. My uncle had a purchased a few dirt bikes that I and my younger cousins were taught to ride on. When he first purchased the dirt bikes they had training wheels on them. Two of the dirt bikes were manufactured by Kawasaki and were white and blue with a 50 cc motor which isn’t really that powerful, and two 70 cc bikes that were manufactured…

    • 900 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Motorcycle Growth

    • 1596 Words
    • 7 Pages

    towards the central ,eastern and coastal regions of tyhe country of Kenya. However things are changing and motorcycles are taking over the place of bicycles The only place that is known to most of us wher motorcycles are used for taxi purposes is in Nigeria ,they are called okada there Kenyans too seem to be switching to the use of motorcycles for the same purposes .In kericho town , the motorcycles have taken over the business from the bicycles and more and nore pewople are joining the business .They…

    • 1596 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Motorcycle and Harley

    • 3146 Words
    • 13 Pages

    Conclusion 15 References 16 Executive Summary The researcher will discuss on Harley-Davidson (HD) and its marketing mix concepts and recommendation for improvement to market the USA brand in Malaysia. As the leader in manufacturing heavyweight motorcycles above 750cc capacity, HD has a role to play to promote the hobby of bikers worldwide and further capture the world’s market in other countries. The researcher will also discuss on how HD use the marketing concepts, and theories to explore…

    • 3146 Words
    • 13 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Better Essays

    Motorcycle and Car

    • 1687 Words
    • 7 Pages

    ------------------------------------------------- Motorcycles are Safer than Cars Everyone knows that in a crash motorcycle riders usually come off worse than car drivers. Riders avoid some problems, like being trapped in a burning or sinking car, but in general an accident that dents a car can put a motorcyclist in hospital. However motorcycle fear is often based on rumor or reports, not actual experience. It is guilt by association. Guilt by Association A friend once told me she didn’t like motorcycles as her brother was…

    • 1687 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Motorcycle and Honda

    • 575 Words
    • 3 Pages

    business partner because Honda realised the potential by finding synergies between the two firms which is Honda and Hero. Both combine as a partnership and invented a motorcycle. Other than that, Honda utilise the experience and market knowledge to understand the country needs and produce according to their demand because selling motorcycle in India is extremely profitable business. After succeed two-wheeler motor vehicle manufacturer in the world, Honda continue to take opportunity to establish another…

    • 575 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays