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Driving Tests: Motorcycles

Volume 493: debated on Monday 1 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many (a) injury and (b) non-injury collisions have occurred during module 1 motorcycle tests since the introduction of the test on 27 April 2009; and if he will make a statement. (276382)

The following table details how many collisions have occurred during the modular motorcycle test.

27 April to 15 May 2009

Number of motorcycling tests conducted

1,905

Number of reported incidents on test

14

Injury

10

Non injury

4

None of these incidents involved another person or vehicle. The Driving Standards Agency is working with the motorcycle training industry to improve the standard of preparation of candidates.