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Will there be a place on the road for historic vehicles?

‘Securing the future of our motoring heritage’, that is the title of the policy paper that was presented by the European Parliament Historic Vehicle Group (EPHVG). The policy paper was presented by Bernd Lange, Member of the European Parliament for the S&D group and FEMA’s general secretary Dolf Willigers was present. Click

MAG UK discusses biking with the Mayor of London

The British Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) has held a long-awaited meeting with Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. The topics: motorcycle access to bus lanes and the threat bikers will be charged in London’s Ultra-Low Emissions Zone. The meeting was the result of months of lobbying, and the hugely helpful intervention of

Will banning bikes solve Spain’s pollution problems?

The Spanish cities of Barcelona and Madrid will make entering the city centre on a motorcycle virtually impossible. This is reported by Spanish FEMA member AMM (Asociación Mutua Motera). In the last decade the Spanish city of Madrid, for example, took measures to counter pollution by lowering speed limits on roads

Looking for urban mobility solutions? Try motorcycles!

‘Walk, cycle or use public transport’. Does this sound familiar to you? It could hardly not. It is the mantra that politicians nowadays recite when it comes to urban mobility. When we all walk, cycle or use public transport, all problems will vanish into thin air. It’s a kind of detergent

Swedish insurance data: ‘Anti-lock brakes reduce motorcycle accidents’

In Sweden the number of single motorcycle accidents where motorcyclists crashed while braking, has been halved since 2015, according to statistics from insurance company Svedea. For ten years Swedish FEMA member SMC have informed riders about the benefits of ABS (anti-lock braking system) and offered advanced training for riders, to teach

Sweden: SMC’s motorcycle training gets a European quality label

The Swedish FEMA member SMC has been certified and received the motorcycle manufacturers' quality label 'European Motorcycle Training Quality Label'. Motorcyclists’ association SMC arranges voluntary training for motorcyclists and is world leading in the field. SMC is the only training organization in the Nordic region which has certified their motorcycle training.

Geneva bans motorcyclists from bus lanes

The new Geneva Government Council has ended a test in which motorcycles could use bus lanes. A year ago we were able to report that, thanks to Swiss FEMA member organization IG Motorrad, motorcycles were allowed to use the bus lane along a heavily frequented main road in the Geneva area,

European motorcyclists are positive about the 3rd Mobility package

FEMA, the Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Associations, supports the European Commission in its efforts to reduce the number of fatalities and serious injuries as a result of road accidents. The European Commission presented its vision in the 3rd Mobility package, calling for safe, clean and connected mobility. The 3rd Mobility package is

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