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Motorcycle and scooter safety

Date updated: 5/18/2022

The City of London has one of the highest densities of road users at peak times and the streets can be crowded. The Road Danger Reduction team is focused on raising awareness of vulnerable road users and the third most vulnerable road users in the City, after pedestrians and cyclists are powered two wheel riders.


Use the motorcycle bay map to find motorcycle parking.

Find out more about parking in the Square Mile.


Improve your biking ability and improve your safety on the road:

  • 1-2-1 Motorcycle Skills a skills program taught by police motorcyclists to encourage safely and more confidently
  • DVSA Enhanced Rider Scheme checks your motorcycle riding skills and provides training to help you improve
  • Biker Down! Is an aid training course for riders, should they come across a motorcycle collision. It is delivered by fire and ambulance responders at fire stations across London
  • BikeSafe - London training to boost your biking ability and improve your safety run in partnership with the Police Service

The 20 mph speed limit aims to reduce some of the dangers from larger vehicles on the streets. However, riders need to understand their own vulnerability and be aware of potential risks and risky behaviours.

The Transport for London and the Motorcycle Industry Association offer more advice regarding the law, licensing, and guidance for riding in London.