ANESDOR hosts International Motorcycle Road Safety Conference in partnership with Spanish DGT

On 20th and 21st March, the International Motorcycle Road Safety Conference promoted by ANESDOR and the Directorate-General for Traffic (DGT) was held in Zaragoza (Spain), hosted by Mobility City. The conference was viewable live on YouTube and attracted more than 400 participants.


The first day featured diverse panel presentations addressing the latest motorcycle road safety situation and highlighted the various issues and strategies across the regions, countries and localities, with contributions from the Spanish institutions, the World Health Organisation, United Nations Road Safety Fund, International Transport Forum, and road safety observatory organisations from Asia, Latin America and Europe.

The global motorcycle industry perspective was offered through video speech by IMMA’s President Mr. Eric de Seynes and presentation by IMMA’s Secretary General Mr. Edwin Bastiaensen.

During the first day, the panels focused on inclusive road safety policies from the international, continental, national and local perspective.

The first day of the conference can be viewed here: 

The second day focussed on the coordination of the safety triangle (i.e. user, vehicle and infrastructure) towards the full achievement of the Safe System Approach.

The second day can be viewed here:

At the closing of the event, the Spanish Minister of Interior Mr Fernando Grande-Marlaska stated his strong support to the initiative and raised his expectation and that this international conference initiative should be repeated every two years.

For more details on the conference:


About IMMA

IMMA, as the voice of the global Motorcycle Industry, has a membership of Powered Two- and Three-Wheeler (PTW) manufacturers’ associations from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, USA, and Vietnam. IMMA promotes solutions for safe, sustainable, socially responsible and economically viable motorcycling.

IMMA advances inclusive policies and engages in the development and progressive harmonization of vehicle requirements in global forums. IMMA is based in Geneva, Switzerland.



ANESDOR represents the brands of the PTW sector in Spain, founded in 1954. The entity represents more than 96% of the market: specifically, 70 companies that market a total of 148 brands, including manufacturers and importers of mopeds, motorcycles, tricycles and quadricycles, and representatives of the auxiliary and aftermarket industries.

ANESDOR is member of ACEM, the Association of European Motorcycle Manufacturers, and IMMA, the International Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers.