“A Shared Road to Safety - A Global Approach for Safer Motorcycling”
The aim of the side event was to engage policy makers, safety experts, road users, and all related stakeholders in supporting and enhancing safer motorcycling at global, regional and national level. The event helped better understand the variation in the use of PTWs globally, key trends and their impacts, and highlighted the importance of inclusive policy (positive consideration of PTWs in transport plans) with an integrated perspective.
The side event, moderated by Professor Fred Wegman, received key contributions from various high level politicians and reputed experts. Mr Bambang Susantono, Vice Minister of Transport, Indonesia emphasised the
The term “Powered Two-Wheeler” (PTW) covers a wide diversity of vehicle. The products are divided into different segments such as moped, scooter, street, classic, super-sport, touring, custom, supermoto and off-road motorcycles.
PTWs are one of the most affordable forms of motorized transport in many parts of the world. In various regions, PTWs are also the most common type of motor vehicle.
In international regulatory environment, PTWs fit under the term vehicles of category L.
IMMA represents mopeds, motorcycles and three-wheelers. Therefore, IMMA refers to PTWs as Powered Two and Three wheeled Vehicles.