Utvärdering av kurser för förare av sportmotorcyklar: kursdeltagarnas behållning

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Peter Loukopoulos

Accident rates concerning riders of so-called super-sport motorcycles have been negative in recent years. As part of a strategy for increasing the safety of this group of motorists, the Swedish Motorcyclists Association (SMC) has conducted courses for motorcycle riders since 2004. These courses consist of four steps, with each step requiring one day of training and education. An incentive for participation is a reduced insurance premium. VTI has evaluated SMC's training programme through a series of telephone interviews with 29 persons who participated in the programme during the period July-September 2007. The interviews were semi-structured in nature; participants had the opportunity to add their own spontaneous comments. The aim was to identify what respondents recalled from their participation in the training programme, what lessons they drew, and how the aims of the programme had been interpreted.

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