Our friends at MAG Ireland – The Irish Motorcyclists’ Association – have launched their new membership card to include an ICE number. Their new plastic credit card style membership card includes all pertinent membership information plus a unique and simple addition – An ICE (In Case of Emergency) number. The ICE Number programme enables first responders such as paramedics, fire fighters and Gardaí, as well as hospital staff, to contact next of kin and obtain important medical information in the event of a serious road accident. This information can be crucial in an emergency … [Read more...] about MAG Ireland – ICE
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The Irish Wolfhounds MCC is one of the latest motorcycle clubs to request and receive the Biker NI Safety – CRASH – cards. Based in Belfast, Ireland the club members and bikes are made up of all kinds of people and bikes from, sports, tourer’s and cruisers from 1400’s, 1200’s, right down to 125’s. The club enjoy their motorcycles and head out for runs whenever they can. The Irish Wolfhounds say, “We try to get in at least one rideout a week, to keep up to date with when they will be taking place, you can check the calendar section of the website.” The Crash Card Supported … [Read more...] about Irish Wolfhounds MCC – Get Their Cards!
First Aid For Riders the safety initiative set up by Right To Ride to provide a tailored First Aid Course for riders of all Powered Two Wheelers (PTWs) is now recommending B.I.K.E.R.S. Training, home of the First Bike on Scene (FBoS) – Emergency Response Skills (ERS) to deliver their courses to riders. Set up in 2011, B.I.K.E.R.S. Training aims to contribute to the road safety of motorcyclists by providing them with immediate care skills in the event of coming across a road traffic collision, involving another biker. It is their hope to take away the fear from approaching and … [Read more...] about First Bike On Scene
Last week while hovering over a table of various canapés and cocktail sausages at the rebranding launch of Adelaide Insurance Services as Cornmarket Insurance Services, I was introduced (thanks Monty) to the folks from the Adelaide Advanced Motorcyclists group. Our first conversation was about the group name and whether it would be changing to reflect the rebranding to Cornmarket Insurance Services. The answer was no, the group name would be staying the same and the Adelaide name would also be staying with the motorcycle insurance – Adelaide Motorbike Insurance. The next … [Read more...] about Adelaide Slow Ride
Both Hein Gericke in Belfast and Davy’s Bikes in Bangor, who both recently took on the Biker NI Safety (CRASH) Card, are offering riders a great deal and a safe deal on purchasing a new helmet. The Hein Gericke – Motorcycle Helmet renewal scheme and the Davy’s Bikes – Helmet Scrappage Scheme came about after PSNI Road Policing posted up on their Facebook page a picture, with a warning after a rider was spotted wearing a “faulty” helmet. “Road Policing officers in the west of the province spotted a motorcyclist wearing this helmet recently. As you can can see, the strap is … [Read more...] about Get A New Helmet
Globally 1.25 million CRASH cards in the UK – including Northern Ireland, Europe and USA as RAF Lakenheath has become the first US Air Force (USAF) base in the UK to join the award winning CRASH card programme. Wings met wheels at a recent Suffolk motorbike safety day which showcased award-winning rider cards. RAF Lakenheath has become the first US Air Force (USAF) base in the UK to join the award winning CRASH card programme. Motorcycle instructor Ian Burrell MBE, a bank paramedic with the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) and general secretary of the … [Read more...] about CRASH Cards Fly High