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Scooter riders get life-saving advice

PUBLISHED: 17:42 01 May 2008 | UPDATED: 11:02 11 August 2010

Jessica Nixon, five, with PC Will Top

Jessica Nixon, five, with PC Will Top

MARKET shoppers were given an important lesson in road safety following the death of another young person in a motorbike crash. Dean Gruzinski, 21, from Hornchurch, was killed earlier this month when he lost control of his 1000cc Suzuki and hit a wall in

MARKET shoppers were given an important lesson in road safety following the death of another young person in a motorbike crash.

Dean Gruzinski, 21, from Hornchurch, was killed earlier this month when he lost control of his 1000cc Suzuki and hit a wall in Kitchener Road, Dagenham.

Officers from Goresbrook safer neighbourhood team have acknowledged the tragedy and were tips and information about road safety in Barking market.

PC Chris Dingli said: "It went very well; we had a great turn out.

"There have been quite a few bike collision deaths in the borough recently, and anyone thinking of getting a motorcycle should do so for the right reasons and take the responsibility seriously."

A special team of safety experts showed young people how to use motorbikes and scooters and informed them about what to do if you are planning to buy a bike.

Anyone driving a bike or scooter with a provisional licence must first undergo their compulsory basic training (CBT).

This must be completed before the driver can take the bike out on the road or sit their full driving test.


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