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3.2 Motorcycle Rider Training
Effectiveness: 2 Star Cost: $$
This countermeasure involves rider education and training courses provided by States, rider organizations (for example, some ABATE and Gold Wing groups), manufacturers (Harley-Davidson), the U.S. military, and others. This training can be required for all motorcycle operators or those under a specified age.
Effectiveness Concerns: This countermeasure is widely used. Its effectiveness has been examined in several research studies. Despite some positive research findings, the balance of evidence regarding countermeasure effectiveness remains inconclusive.
Further information about the known research, potential effectiveness, costs, use, and time to implement is available in Appendix A5, Section 3.2.