THE GOVERNMENT'S fuel price 'strategy' has gone from bad to worse after an announcement that the planned 2p increase in fuel duty, due to come into action this October, is to be postponed. The delay, the second in six months, is because of rising
BOOZY BIKERS are on the increase in America according to latest reports. Drunk-driving deaths fell in 32 states in 2007, the government reported yesterday, but alcohol-related fatalities increased among motorcycle riders in half the states. Nearly
ACCORDING to data collected by the RAC Foundation the number of speed cameras on British roads has increased since 2010, despite funding cuts.The figures were compiled after the RAC filed Freedom of Information requests to the 32 administrative
MOTORCYCLE, moped and scooter registrations were up 8.6 per cent last year to record the biggest increase in seven years. Registrations of all powered two wheelers (PTW) totalled 144,583 in 2007 – the highest figure since 2003and well ahead
The recent report shows a 66% increase in defective tyresDEFECTIVE MOTORCYCLE tyres now account for the fourth biggest failure of motorcycle MOTs in the UK, after lights, brakes and suspension, according to the latest statistics from the Vehicle
published its responseto the Improved Services for Customers and General Fee Increases for2008 consultation.The complete Response to Consultation Report is available by going to: www.dsa.gov.ukFor further information please contact DSA Press Office on 0115
BIKERS ARE being warned to take extra care after the amount of motorcycle thefts since Christmas rocketed.Police in Northants have issued the warning after more than 70 thefts happened in the last six weeks alone. The force reckons thieves are following 600cc and above machines a...
IF THIS statistic doesn't send a chill down your motorcycling spine, nothing will.During a clampdown over the festive period a staggeringly high 330 drunk or incapacitated drivers were caught behind the wheel.Across just one month of big-effort sweeps by the police 9,148 were arr...
MOTORCYCLE road fund licence - better known as road tax - is set to rise from April 1st 2010, the Government announced earlier this week in the Budget.Motorcycle road tax increases: Above 600cc: £66 to £70 401cc and 600cc: £48 to £50 Unchanged:151cc
on large capacity machines. Cumbrian Police are concerned as deaths involving motorcycles over 500cc are on the increase, particularly involving riders between 40 and 50 years old, which account for over 50% of the region's total motorcycling fatalities.
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