Invitation: Motorcyclist Awareness Day, Garda College, Templemore, 2/11/13

Short notice, but we’ve just been made aware of the following event:

Motorcyclist Awareness Day on at the Garda College, Templemore, Co. Tipperary on Saturday 2nd November 2013

Aimed at increasing safety and awareness among this vulnerable road user, The Motorcycle Training School at An Garda Síochána College, Templemore are holding a motorcycle awareness day on Saturday 2nd November from 10am to 4pm.

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Aspects of motorcycle riding in relation to the Police Roadcraft Manual will be covered. Practical demonstrations on braking and slow manoeuvring will be provided by Garda Motorcycle Instructors coupled with advice on all aspects of motorcycle preparation, personal protective clothing, attitude and road awareness.

This event is open to anyone with an interest in motorcycle safety. As numbers are limited, any persons wishing to attend on the day must confirm same by e-mail to stating Name, Address, Date of Birth and contact number.

23 of the 157  fatalities on Irish roads this year have been motorcyclists. Figures as of 9am 31/10/13. Further traffic statistics available here.