Biker Down - course for motorcyclists

FirebikeBike Down is a course is aimed at motorcyclists of all ages and experience.  The free course offers people the chance to learn practical skills to help avoid being involved in a crash, as well as essential first-aid training and advice on what to do should they find themselves first on the scene of a crash where someone is injured.

If you were the first on the scene of an accident involving a biker, would you know what to do? Would you know who is most at risk, how to protect the area or whether you should remove the helmet of a downed rider?  Actions taken in the first few moments after an accident can be crucial in minimising injuries and can make a real difference to the lives of those involved.

Date of courses

The next courses are taking place on:

  • Sunday 22 May - fully booked

  • Sunday 19 June - places available

  • Sunday 17 July - fully booked

  • Sunday 28 August - places available

  • Sunday 25 September - fully booked

  • Sunday 23 October - places available

  • Sunday 27 November - places available

  • Sunday 11 December - places available

Places are limited, so please book a place on the course by sending an email to bikerdown@cheshirefire.gov.uk

The team will never ask for your address. They will only ask for your name, contact number and email.

Biker Down - course content

This is a FREE three hour course, that covers the following topics:

  • Initial Scene Management and  Protection - advice from emergency service personnel on how to protect a scene & other road users who may have stopped to assist

  • Casualty Care - a motorcycle specific input, looking at basic life saving skills such as CPR, airway management and helmet removal. (when & how)

  • Rider Skills - how to get the best out of riding your bike, the Science of Being Seen and the next steps to enhanced rider skills

Biker Down is a  FREE course aimed at motorcyclists of all ages and experience.

For more information about Biker Down

For more information contact the road safety team at bikerdown@cheshirefire.gov.uk

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Safety tips for bikers

For safety tips on clothing, dehydration and general motorbike riding advice, please use the following link:

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Last updated: Friday 20 May 2022

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