calabash is good enough for their safety," said Federal Road Safety Commission commander Yusuf Garba.
consumption and emissions.The plans are part of EU legislation and the government has said it is unable to oppose them.Road safety minister Jim Fitzpatrick reportedly said in answer to a parliamentary question: ‘The UK has been successful in arguing against
THE PRINCE of Wales has spoken of his concerns for his sons' safety on two wheels, saying he "hates motorbikes."Speaking to members of the armed forces at a recent reception at St. James' Palace, Prince Charles voiced concerns over the dangers
cameras have improved road safety since they were introduced and, contrary to many people's thinking, were not a significant revenue raiser.The report found in 2007 the Treasury received £4 from each £60 penalty, with no surplus left for local authorities
not be allowed. Burney said: "These bikes are scaled down to approximately half the size of on-road motorcycles but some can reach high speeds. Most are powered by petrol-fuelled combustion engines. The new laws will aim to increase the safety of consumers
NORTHUMBRIA Police Force has axed its £200,000 motorbike fleet after the machines were deemed too dangerous. In a health and safety gone mad ruling, police bosses are worried about their motorcycle-mounted cops riding in ‘wet and snowy’ conditions
THE NEW safety ratings for motorcycle helmets have just been published by Road Safety Minister, Paul Clark.An additional 25 motorcycle helmets have been rated by SHARP - the Department for Transport's Safety Helmet Assessment and Ratings Programme
like this may save a biker in the event of a crash.Motorcycle and clothing safety have developed so much in the last decade, it's about time those in charge of our roads caught up.
the lanes would improve bikers' safety on the town's roads. Tom Jenkins, road safety officer, told BBC News: "Since the introduction of the bus lane trial, motorcyclists have not been weaving in and out of traffic as much and this is probably the main reason
to be replaced within the next five to seven years; the new dual-use digital units will be able to capture speeders, as well as red light jumpers.Gladys Cadden, manager of SSCP, said: "This is a major advance for road safety as it addresses the problem of drivers
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