The Motorcycle Clothing Assessment Programme (MotoCAP), which launched this month, signals a step in the right direction according to MSAC Chair Mark Gilbert.
The Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council (MSAC) welcomes the return of Motorcycle Awareness Month in September by encouraging drivers to look twice for bikes.
In 2014, ACC teamed up with NZ Transport Agency, Automobile Association and Local Authorities to develop a way of identifying the highest risk local roads for motorists.
SHARP is a consumer information initiative that was launched by the Department for Transport (DfT) in 2007 following research that revealed real differences in the safety performance of motorcycle helmets available in the UK.
When motorcyclist Alan Petrie came off his bike at a busy Auckland intersection, the clothes on his back were the only thing between him and the road.
MSAC comment on the Draft GPS May 2018.
A special two day MSAC meeting was convened on the 3, 4 April to discuss the outputs from the Ride & Decide motorcycle safety summit. The session was well attended and included senior representatives from ACC, NZTA, MOT, Police, AA, TRAFINZ and motorcycle clubs.
In 2017 the MSAC Guide "Making Roads Motorcycle Friendly" was awarded the Prince Michael Road Safety Award. The awards were established in 1987 and are now an internationally recognised standard for excellence in road safety innovation.