NFCC Motorcycle Awareness Week 2022

This presentation will review the NFCC Motorcycle Awareness Week 2022 (11–17 April) which was designed to help Fire & Rescue Services and their partners share advice and information in order to help reduce motorcyclist injuries and fatalities across the UK.

The campaign also highlighted the importance of riders improving their skills and adopting safer habits.

Tony Smith, Motorcycle Safety Lead, National Fire Chiefs Council

Tony Smith has served as a fire officer in Hertfordshire for 25 years. His keen interest in motorcycles and road safety led to him becoming a founder member of the Herts Firebike Team in 2011. Tony now leads the team and holds an IAM Masters with Distinction and Local Observer Qualification.

In January 2019 he was given the National Fire Chiefs Council lead reference for motorcycle safety and has since brought the NFCC to the table of a number of national working groups. He is a Harley and Triumph owner and regularly rides in Europe and the USA, as president of the British Firefighters Motorcycle Club.