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Transport And Road Research Laboratory (Motor Cycle Design And Safety)

Volume 983: debated on Wednesday 23 April 1980

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asked the Minister of Transport what contribution the work of the Transport and Road Research Lab oratory has made to the design safety of motor cycles in the last five years.

The laboratory has a continuing programme of study and development of safety features for motor cycles and mopeds. This work has made a major contribution to the development of more effective braking systems and methods of rider protection. It has also demonstrated the vital importance of conspicuity in preventing accidents.