newly registered models.Although ABS will not be explicitly required on motorcycles below 125cc - early draft legislation to this effect was rejected - the EU has got something in mind for 'enchancing safety across all motorcycle classes
PROTESTING against the adoption of EU’s proposed plans for motorcycling, 40,000 riders swarmed UK's motorways in a protest ride against the proposed regulations.The demonstration, organised by Motorcycle Action Group, took place on Sunday 25th
NEWLY PROPOSED European technical regulations could see ABS become mandatory on all bikes above 125cc as well as measures to prevent you from tuning your bike.The long-awaited proposed regulations include details of future emissions regulations and changes to the detailed technic...
It may not be the catchiest title for a body of people but the European Parliament's Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) might be a title you should try and remember.This innocuously titled outfit has just voted through their collective recommendations...
BrusselsNew EU motorcycle licence directives are set to turn motorcycling on its head, so claims the Motorcycle Industry Association. MCIA spokesperson, Craig Hairy-Cleft said: 'The new licence proposals currently being drafted in Brussels will have
MIKE PENNING MP, Under-Secretary of State for Transport, has said that Ministers will fight against the EUs move to impose anti-biking legislations.The EU want to introduce new technical regulations to motorcycles that could see ABS become standard
WITH the confusion over the EU Type Approval Regulations and severals MEPs voicing concerns, the BMF travelled to Brussels last week to clarify the motorcyclist's case.The well reported issue regarding the Type Approval Regulation has seen MP
ONE OF the most influential voices in the EU transport advisory board has ruffled a few feathers around Europe by questioning whether motorcycles should be allowed at all.Norwegian Rune Elvik, speaking in the recent European Transport Safety Council
in the EuropeanParliament today, would see the standard EU colour coding for product efficiency -that was recently introduced to new cars in the showroom - carried in all press advertising.Peter Davies, from Staffordshire based Advertising & PR agency Ward Lovett
Wire crash barriers...lethal to motorcyclistsTHE EUROPEAN UNION have ordered a review of central wire rope barriers on motorways following increasing concerns over incidents involving motorcycles.The wire barriers are mainly seen in Ireland and on the Continent and have the poten...
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