PTW infrastructure guidelines

Here is a selection of infrastructure guidelines for road design which consider the special needs of motorcyclists

The RIDERSCAN project made an analysis of PTW guidelines and of common European infrastructural issues for powered two-wheelers that can be found here.

ACEM, Guidelines for PTW-Safer Road Design in Europe, 2006.

ADAC, Motorbiking – on Safe Roads!, 2010

Agentschap Wegen en Verkeer, Vademecum Motorrijdersvoorzieningen, 2008

American Trade Initiatives, Infrastructure Countermeasures to Mitigate Motorcyclist Crashes in Europe, August 2012

Asociación Española de la Carretera (AEC), Instituto Mapfre, Recomendaciones de infraestructura para vehículos de dos ruedas

AUSTROADS, Guide to Traffic Engineering Practice, Part 15: Motorcycle Safety, 1999

AUSTROADS, Infrastructure Improvements to Reduce Motorcycle Casualties, 2016

BIVV-IBSR, Pour une prise en compte des motards dans l’infrastructure, 2005

CERTU, Recommandations pour la prise en compte des deux-roues motorisés. Aménager et gérer les infrastructures, 2011

CROW, Handboek gemotoriseerde tweewielers, 2003

Département de l’environnement, des transports, de l’énergie et de la communication DETEC, Office fédéral des routes OFROU, Mesures dans le domaine de l’infrastructure et sécurité des motocycles

FSV, Empfehlungen zur verbesserung der sicherheit für den motorradverkehr, 2010

Ifz, Motorradfreundlicher Straßenbau, 2003

IHIE, Guidelines for Motorcycling. Improving safety through engineering and integration, 2005

Liikennevirasto, Mopon paikka liikenneympäristössä, 2013

MVMot, Merkblatt zur Verbesserung der Verkehrssicherheit auf Motorradstrecke, 2007

Statens vegvesen, Norwegian Public Roads Administration, MC Safety. Design and operation of Roads and Traffic systems, 2004

Victoria, Make Motorcycling Safer: Guidelines for a Pilot Program to Reduce Motorcycle Crashes in Municipalities: a Resource for Local Government, 2002

VicRoads, Making roads motorcycle friendly, videos, 2009

VicRoads, Making roads motorcycle friendly. A guide for road design, construction and maintenance, 2014



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