Essential Reading

Motorcycle Roadcraft: The Police Rider’s Handbook

Paperback – 296 pages (August 2013)
The Stationery Office Books; ISBN: 9780117081888

This is the leading manual on motorcycle riding.
Fully indexed, it explains the importance of correct positioning and hazard awareness. It was written under the guidance of a group of police motorcycle trainers, with input from police riders, trainees and civilian experts. It gives the most authoritative information available on safe and effective methods of riding a bike.

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The Highway Code (online)

Essential reading for all road-users in England, Scotland and Wales. This updated edition of the only official Highway Code contains the very latest rules of the road. Many of these rules are legal requirements and must be adhered to in order to avoid penalty – fines, penalty points, disqualification or even prison. All road users need to be aware of the new rules. The rules also include a reference to the legislation that creates the offence. The Official Highway Code reflects the most up-to-date legislation that road-users must adhere to, advice on road safety, and best practice.

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Know Your Traffic Signs

‘Know your traffic signs’ is a guide for all road users, new and experienced. It illustrates and explains all the important traffic signs, signals and road markings for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.

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