Dolf Willigers, FEMA’s general secretary, writes about his work in Brussels, representing European motorcyclists. The nicest part of my job is that it is all about motorcycling. And when I have to go somewhere, to a meeting in Brussels or elsewhere, naturally I use the motorcycle. Not only because it´s more
The European Union is not as united as you may think. National laws and regulations can become real problems for unsuspecting motorcyclists travelling across borders. With the end of winter in sight, many people are preparing - or at least thinking of - journeys through Europe. This is hardly an adventure
Sometimes this summer and autumn FEMA’s General Secretary Dolf Willigers had the feeling that we were more involved with cars than with motorcycles. In almost all the events he visited, the subject was automated cars. Like almost everybody else I used to call them autonomously driving cars, but since Dr. Abayomi
FEMA’s General Secretary Dolf Willigers travelled through Europe this summer and noticed that there is still a lot of work to be done to improve our road infrastructure. During my travels this summer, mainly in the northern part of Europe, I was confronted again with a great variety in road infrastructure.
We are riders. Therefore, we know how convenient a motorcycle is in urban traffic. I cannot repeat it enough: motorcycles are smaller, lighter, more agile than cars and therefore use less fuel, use less space, pollute less and cause less congestion. Where car drivers have to suffer from traffic jams, motorcyclists