Biker Down Devon & Somerset
First Aid & RTC Management Course for Bikers
About Biker Down Devon & Somerset
Biker Down, FREE ‘First Aid & RTC Management Course’ for Bikers, created by Crew Manager Jim Sanderson of Kent Fire and Rescue Service’s, Fire Bike Team.
From small beginnings it has now steadily growing to gain National coverage, December 2012 saw it gain a coveted Prince Michael International Road Safety Award followed by a National ‘Alarm’ Award in August 2013, there now 45 teams around England, Wales, Scotland and the Channel Islands, running this award winning course with several more areas beginning work to set up.
Biker Down is a free three-hour course that is broken down into three modules delivered by Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service Fire, Bike Team in partnership with Somerset Road Safety:
- Scene Assessment & Dynamic Risk Assessment
- Basic First Aid – covering catastrophic bleeding, CPR and helmet removal
- The science behind being safe by being seen