MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT
European Road Safety Charter
good practice

Good practice submission

Good practice submission

What problem did you address/are you addressing? 
Motorcycle casualties are a concern in London as a whole, but there are many different types of riders. In Lewisham we do not have the same rider casualties as a borough only 10 miles away. We are addressing a problem with young riders using a bike to commute, we have limited public transport compared to some boroughs. There fore bikes are used as cheaper, and quicker alternatives to the bus or car.
What are your objectives? 
To increase awareness of motorcyle riders using local roads, ultimately reduce casualty numbers, but to increase the ability to prediict and anticipate to the dangers they face.
Describe the characteristics of your target audience 
Young men, aged 18 - 15 Motorcyclists on low powered bikes
How many people did you reach/have you reached? 
List the actions you carried/are carrying out 
Date 
Wednesday, 3 January, 2018
Name of action 

Deliver a two hours session to the target group most at risk on the roads in Lewisham.
Younger motorcyclists using their bikes to commute in to central London.
Equip the riders with the skills to anticipate and predict the actions of others on the road and ride with the knowledge of their vulnerability. Deliver a two hour classroom session twice a month over a two year period. Discuss and debate issues such as rider position, communication, visibility, behaviour and self reflection.
For each rider that attends a discoubted CBT test bis offered, this encourages the young people that would not normally attend a educational progarmme.
The prgramme is undergoing full evaluation and is based on a well known behaviour change model.
200+ young epople have attened to date.
 
 

How did you disseminate/are you disseminating results or how did you promote/are you promoting your initiative? 
We have delivered presentations on the results to date at POLIS Conference, Brussels, RSGB Conference, Manchester and London Road Safety Council Meetings so far.
How did you evaluate/are you evaluating the success of your action? 
Pre course attitude evaluation, immediate post course evaluation, 3 months post course evaluation.
Who carried/carries out the evaluation activities? 
External evaluation
When did/will you carry out the evaluation? 
Before and after the intervention
Please list the indicators you use to measure success 
Attitudinal
Intended behaviour
Please describe the evaluation tools you use (i.e. surveys, interviews, focus groups, etc.) 
Online survey
Written post survey
Feedback to CBT provider (anecdotal)