Electric cops monitor bad drivers

Electric cop bike monitors bad drivers

An unmarked electric cop motorcycle is being used as a quiet stealth tool to monitor drivers who fail to see riders on the road in a motorcycle safety program. In just two weeks, the motorcycle safety project by West Midlands Police, UK, has led to 84 drivers being stopped for endangering riders. Some are being …

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Fresno State University Police on Zero Motorcycles quietest

Stealth police motorcycle is coming

You won’t hear the police coming when they switch over to quiet-running electric motorcycles which is happening in many police departments around the world. More than 50 police departments in the United States, Hong Kong and Canada are now using special electric Zero Motorcycles. The Californian-made Zero DS Police motorcycle was developed specifically for police and …

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Zero motorcycles electric motorcycles

Zero motorcycles upgrades electric fleet

Zero Motorcycles have extended the battery range of their electric bikes, added anti-lock brakes and upgraded components on their 2015 range, unveiled at the Intermot show in Cologne this week. Most importantly, Zero Motorcycles has found an extra 10% battery life from its S-based bikes. Zero still offers two different basic battery packages, now 9.4 and …

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Zero DS electric motorcycle

Rethink on riding electric motorcycles

After just 90km of testing a Zero DS electric motorcycle, I can see I will have to rethink how I ride. The first 60km on the highway at 100km/h chewed up the battery at 1% per km. At that rate, it looked like a slim chance that I would make it home. So at 60km …

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Yamaha electric motorcycles

Yamaha has released images of not one, but five electric concept bikes to be shown at the Tokyo Motor Show next week. Electric bikes are big news at the moment with British sportscar maker Caterham announcing it is moving to motorcycles with the unveiling of two electric models at the Milan motorcycle show while Zero …

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2014 Zero electric motorcycles

In a huge leap for the adoption of electric-powered two-wheelers, Californian company Zero Motorcycles now claims range of 275km. It comes as British sportscar manufacturer Caterham has shown two electric bikes and BMW has shown its C evolution electric scooter at the Milan show, pointing to an electric future for two wheels. Zero Motorcycles Australia …

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