Barcelona is launching a new road safety plan to reduce the accident rate for motorcyclists in the city. A specific plan to reduce the accident rate involving motorbikes and scooters. In all there are 17 measures aimed at preventing accidents but also penalising motorcyclists.
The Safety and Prevention Area is directly responsible to the Mayor's Office and is politically led by the Commissioner for Security and Safety. It is responsible for public safety and prevention policies and in charge of the Guàrdia Urbana (city police) and the Fire Service Barcelona wants to set an example of safe, peaceful, community coexistence.