Motorcycle Roadcraft: The Police Rider’s Handbook pdf


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The first new edition of this iconic publication since 1996. Prepared through close consultation with the police, other emergency services and motorcycle trainers. This title has been fully revised, updated and redesigned to provide the best evidence-based and authoritative guidance on advanced riding skills. It is essential reading not just for police and emergency riders, but for anyone who wants to become a better, safer rider.

Key features:

  • Become a better rider – the techniques outlined in Motorcycle Roadcraft will help you become a safer and more skilful rider in the most demanding situations.
  • Be safer on the road – with a focus on self-assessment, the Motorcycle Roadcraft system of bike control provides you with a systematic decision-making tool that enables you to deal with hazards and respond to new ones safely and efficiently.
  • Learn new skills – new full colour 3D illustrations and diagrams to help you learn the key principles and techniques for better riding.
  • Expert guidance – with input from trainers in the emergency services, Motorcycle Roadcraft is recognised internationally as the ‘gold standard’ for riding. It includes updated information on techniques for cornering safely and a new chapter on emergency response riding.
  • Use with your favourite device – our PDFs offer instant access on various platforms; find out more about the compatibility of our PDFs on the PDF downloads help page.

This handbook is also available as a fully networkable PDF via TSO's online library Official Publications Online.  Please email us for more details at officialpubsonline@tso.co.uk.

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Publication date: 26 Nov 2013