fire station hosts motorbike safety training day
of local motorcyclists have taken part in an advanced training
day in Burnham-On-Sea.
30 bikers joined the event at Burnham-On-Sea Fire Station this
week which was organised by Cheddar Valley Advanced Motorcyclists
to improve safety.
Schroeter, Chief Observer at Cheddar Valley Advanced Motorcyclists,
said: "This was our first training day of this type to give
information about safety."
included rider training and observed rides where motorcyclists
were taken out and observed to refresh their skills, alongside
was our first training day and we hope to schedule them more often
on a quarterly basis so we refresh the skills of our members and
also associates who want to take IAM tests from the Institute
of Advanced Motoring."
kept this first event internal to our group but we'd like to extend
the training to offer it to other IAM groups in the area and to
members of the public in the future."
are very fortunate to have great training facilities at Burnham
Fire Station where we can use our training bike and also run classroom
officer Dick Solomon added: "This was great joint working
because we are part of Somerset Road Safety and it's in our interests
to promote road safety at all levels."
is a subject that we are actively interested in with regards to
the safety of the riders. Anything that promotes safety and better
tuition and riding is something we are keen to support. We are
interested in encouraging safety."