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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

Motorcycles are the answer!

It sound so obvious, but when it comes to urban mobility, FEMA believes motorcycles and other powered two-wheelers should be actively promoted as a great alternative for cars. Especially during the annual European Mobility Week. The week from 16 to 22 September 2018 is European Mobility Week. Many events will be

New motorcycle test dummy is taking shape

To test modern car technologies such as Advanced Emergency Braking System and other advanced driver assistance systems, a new motorcycle test dummy is being developed. As we reported earlier this year, the interaction between motorcycles and ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) is still a problem. Motorcycles are often not detected by

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