Following the latest statistics from the UK Department of Transport (DfT) which reveal that motorcycle fatalities have slightly risen year-on-year, a British company has unveiled a new crash site sign – which warns bikers about a hazard up ahead.

With 354 motorcycle fatalities and more than 16,000 serious or slight motorcycle accidents recorded in the UK in 2018 – TWM Traffic Control Systems has launched a new crash site hazard warning sign, which it’s encouraging local authorities roll out at known motorcycle accident hotspots.

TWM’s new radar activated hazard warning sign works to alert bikers of a potential hazard on the road ahead. For motorcyclists approaching the hazard at a speed over a set threshold, the sign will flash the ‘THINK’ bike logo, in addition to a message telling them to ‘BACK OFF’.

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Kevin Marshall, TWM’s company director said: “The new statistics from the Department of Transport are an uneasy read, especially the fact that 228 accidents could have been avoided with clearer