Government Campaign To Improve Biker

The Governmenta��s Road Safety Minister Mike Penning, who is a biker, has issued a press release to say that the Department for Transport is spending A?1.2 million on a THINK! campaign in an attempt to improve safety for motorcyclists.

The sad fact behind the safety campaign is that motorcyclists make up only 1% of road traffic, however 22% of people fatally injured in road traffic accidents.

The Department for Transporta��s statistics for 2010 are that unfortunately during the year 5183 motorcyclists were killed or seriously injured.A� 66% of these casualties occurred in accidents at road junctions.

You can visit the THINK! website
at A�http://think.direct.gov.uk