ERIC Number: ED107792
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Jan-17
Reference Count: N/A
Highway Safety Program Manual: Volume 3: Motorcycle Safety.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Volume 3 of the 19-volume Highway Safety Program Manual (which provides guidance to State and local governments on preferred highway safety practices) concentrates on aspects of motorcycle safety. The purpose and specific objectives of a State motorcycle safety program are outlined. Federal authority in the highway safety area and general policies regarding a comprehensive State motorcycle safety program are described. Requirements and recommendations are presented for use in the implementation and operation of seven motorcycle safety program areas: motorcycle operator education and training, licensing, motorcycle operation, personal protective equipment, vehicle equipment, vehicle inspection, and motorcycle crash and injury records and reports. Procedures for evaluating the safety program, a reporting system, and local government participation in the safety program are outlined. Appendixes contain the Highway Safety Program Standard 4.4.3, Motorcycle Safety, a glossary of definitions; references; a list of representative projects; a list of resource organizations; Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108 and No. 205; and a supplemental accident report form. (NH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.