The Northern Ireland Department for Infrastructure accepts that wire rope crash barriers pose a hazard to motorcyclists’ safety. Motorcycle Action Group UK’s Northern Ireland Representative, Martyn Boyd, and MAG UK Director, Ian Churchlow met with officials of the Northern Ireland Department for Infrastructure (DfI) in July 2020 to discuss MAG’s concerns
Iceland’s motorcyclists’ association BLS - member of FEMA – launched a new campaign to increase motorists’ awareness that motorcyclists are part of the traffic mix. The images used for the campaign show the person behind the helmet. We talked with Steinmar Gunnarsson, BLS´s FEMA representative: “Over the years BLS has, along
In an effort to improve road safety for motorcyclists, a number of motorcycle manufacturers are co-operating to connect motorcycles with other vehicles and infrastructure. In the Connected Motorcycle Consortium (CMC) motorcycle manufacturers BMW, Honda, KTM and Yamaha work together to develop new standards and techniques to connect motorcycles with other vehicles
Are we witnessing the end of motorcycles with combustion engines or do they still have a future, now that several national governments have indicated that they will ban the sale of new vehicles with an internal combustion engine in the near future? In this blog FEMA’s Dolf Willigers explores whether the
British motorcyclists' organization MAG has received confirmation that motorcycles are not on the government's list of petrol and diesel vehicles that can not be sold from 2030. In the United Kingdom the government has announced that they will end the sale of petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030. The
Can the sound of your motorcycle save your life? It’s a question that for years has led to intense discussions among motorcyclists. Romanian motorcyclists have the answer. MotoADN, Romanian motorcyclists’ organization (and member of FEMA), decided to let science answer the question and set up a series of tests to find
Negotiations with the Norwegian government have resulted in a tax plan that includes significant tax reductions for motorcycles. And for snowmobiles; this is Norway after all. A coalition of organizations, with the Norwegian Motorcycle Importers' Association at the forefront, has worked for the proposal for tax reductions on motorcycles and snowmobiles.