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European parliament wants a large number of safety features in cars

On Thursday, 21 February 2019, the European Parliament’s Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) adopted the report on the General Safety Regulation from Róża Thun which within three years will lead to the implementation of a large number of safety features in cars. Several of these features are aimed

Motorcyclists need worldwide solidarity

The recently founded ‘FEMA Worldwide Solidarity Fund’ will help motorcyclists’ organizations all over the world to learn from European political experience in motorcycle issues. As FEMA grows bigger and becomes more influential, we notice that more and more motorcyclists’ organizations from non-European countries approach us for help and support. For example:

Pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists together call for safer roads in Europe

The International Federation of Pedestrians (IFP), the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) and the Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Associations (FEMA) welcome the initiative of EU institutions to improve the safety of vulnerable road users as a part of revision of the directive 2008/96/EC on Road Infrastructure Safety Management (RISM). We furthermore

Motorcyclists and the European Commission have a top meeting

If you want to talk about improving road safety for European motorcyclists, the best place to be is the European Commission. So that is where FEMA went. A FEMA team had a top meeting with Matthew Baldwin, the recently appointed Deputy Director-General for Mobility and Transport and European coordinator for road

Motorcyclists are voters – European elections 2019

Our safety and freedom of movement as motorcyclists may well depend on decisions the Members of the European Parliament will take in the 2019-2024 parliamentary session. This is why FEMA is running the ‘Motorcyclists are voters’ campaign, aimed at all parliamentary candidates and at European motorcyclists. In the coming months we

Presidents new year’s address

Looking back at 2018, I can honestly say that today FEMA is the true voice of European motorcyclists in Brussels and we interact with more riders, motorcyclists' organizations and stakeholders than ever before. The FEMA staff, General Secretary Dolf Willigers and Communications Officer Wim Taal, have worked overtime to represent European

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

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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