RoSPA Advanced Drivers & Riders (RoADAR)
Reducing road accidents and improving driving standards
What is RoADAR?
According to The Police Foundation, in Great Britain over 19,297 motorcyclists were injured in reported road accidents in 2016. From this, 319 bikers were killed and 5,553 were seriously injured.
RoSPA Advanced Drivers and Riders (RoADAR) aims to reduce road accidents by encouraging an interest in road safety and by improving driving standards, knowledge and skill.
Advanced driving is based upon the 'System Of Car Control' as detailed in Roadcraft – The Police Driver Handbook. Advanced riding is based upon the 'System Of Motorcycle Control' as detailed in Motorcycle Roadcraft - The Police Riders Handbook.
Why join RoADAR?
Everyone thinks that advanced training is expensive, but joining a local training group can cost you as little as £20. You will meet other people, take part in social activities and work with a personal trainer to devise a training course in preparation for the Advanced Test.
Advanced drivers are more observant and better at anticipating changes in the surrounding conditions. As an advanced rider, you will also able to anticipate and control situations to reduce your accident risk and ride safely and effectively in all conditions.
How can I join RoADAR?
This four-day on-road course is delivered at clients' premises, or at a mutually convenient location.
RoADAR has a network of local groups, many of which have motorcycle sections that have trained and experienced tutors willing to offer you free advice, assessments and support to help you prepare for the test