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
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
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.
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
A large majority of European motorcyclists (74%) do not believe that it makes sense that roads are closed for motorcyclists when motorcycle noise leads to complaints. Simply banning motorcycles from the road is not the answer to perceived nuisance by passing motorcycles. In several European countries (like Germany and the Netherlands)
FEMA and ERF launched their campaign 'Road Infrastructure Safety - The Motorcyclists' Vision'' during an event in the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Wim van de Camp. Read more below the photographs. Wim van de Camp MEP & FEMA president Anna Zee. Presentation by FEMA's Dolf Willigers. ERF president Rik Nuyttens. Photography by Wim Taal. The