Presentation of an educational DVD about driving on motorbike. The City Council of Granada runs a plan to reduce the accident rate of Motorbikes and Mopeds.
On Wednesday 27 July the Council of Mobility and Citizen´s Protection Raquel Ruz and representatives of motorbike associations: Vespacito and Mutua Motera have presented an educational DVD abour driving on motorbike as a part of the activities of the Educational Center on local Road Safety whose aim is to address a problem in our city, according to the diagnosis given by the Urban Plan on Road Safety :motorbikes.
Granada is a city with one of the biggest two-wheeled vehicles rolling stock in the country: climatology, orography of the city and high number of young population contribute to this.
Two-wheeled vehicles represent almost 27% (26.91%), of the rolling stock.144.965(2015)
However, accident rate of these vehicles is high: in 2015, 41% of accidents were on two-wheeled vehicles and 2 of the 7 dead people were riders.
Because there are many benefits using two-wheeled vehicles in the city, the City Council wants to take a chance on SECURITY:
We have to take in consideration that the use of motorbikes in Granada has increased, as a vehicle to get to work, so it is very important to get the benefits these kind of vehicles have in our city, but remaining vigilant with regard to vulnerability and the risks involved.
Most common traffic violations made by motorbikes according to DGT are:
Data from the Mobility Area of Granada show as main traffic violations of motorbikes in the city:
With the creation of this educational DVD about driving on MOTORBIKES, pretends to educate in this kind of displacement with so many benefits but because its vulnerability requires an specific awareness and training on it.
This video, having on basis circulation in the city of Granada, address educational issues very well explained about :
Delegation of Protection and Mobility.
City of Granada