The 4th U.S. Meeting of the International Motorcycle Safety Conference (IMSC), the first of two international conferences slated for 2006, takes place March 28-30 at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, Calif.
Titled “The Human Element”, the event will feature motorcycle safety experts assembling to discuss human factors in motorcycle safety, including training research, licensing, crash causation studies, training systems and skill development.
The IMSC is sponsored by the U.S.-based Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF), Germany's Institute for Motorcycle Safety (ifz - Institut für Zweiradsicherheit), the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Organizers of the IMSC plan to cover three main topic areas. The first includes Research and Studies, including motorcycle crash analysis, injury and fatality statistics, legislative updates; Human Factors, including motorcycle rider attitudes on training/education, vision/hazard perception and rider demographics; and Countermeasures, including rider training program management, evaluation and quality assurance, public information and education, and law enforcement.
Another important matter to be addressed is a review of initiatives related to the "National Agenda for Motorcycle Safety", a cooperative project sponsored by the MSF and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA).
For more information regarding the IMSC, visit www.msf-usa.org or call 949/727-3227 x3145.
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