It is easy for 'outsiders' to be negative about motorcyling, but we at FEMA have a different view. FEMA's Dolf Willigers about the continuing success story of motorcycling. Motorcycles play an important role in our society. Many people use motorcycles for commuting and leisure, professionals use them to do their work.
Year after year motorcycles in Sweden are the best performing vehicles in technical inspections. The vehicle that has the least need for a Periodical Technical Inspection (PTI), in terms of failure rate, is the motorcycle. The number of failures has not increased since 2004. In Sweden, motorcycles must be inspected for
German motorcyclists' organizations have to spent a lot of their time and efforts on road closures for motorcycles. And let's face it: these road closures do not only affect German riders, they also affect riders from other countries that love to ride through the beautiful German countryside during their holidays. Road closures
The British Motorcycle Action Group points out the specific needs of motorcyclists when it comes to charging stations, such as secure parking. British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced a doubling of funding for on-street charge points for electric vehicles. The British Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) has welcomed the news of this
FEMA calls for the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety to make sure the safety needs of motorcyclists are taken into account when new road safety measures are developed. Sweden is to host the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety on 19–20 February 2020. The theme of the conference
“It is a huge success to SMC that the government and parliament stimulate the use of powered two-wheelers and see these vehicles as smart, space-efficient and environmentally friendly vehicles that contribute to sustainable cities”, says Jesper Christensen, general secretary from Swedish motorcyclists' organization SMC. Everyone who rides a powered two-wheeler understands
A large majority of European motorcyclists want car drivers to have easier acces to light motorcycles. Motorcyclists say car licence holders should be allowed to ride an A1 motorcycle, as long as they take some motorcycle lessons to master riding a two-wheeled vehicle. The survey also shows that - according to