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  • Biker groups call on government to recognise the role of bikes and scooters during the coronavirus crisis

    Biker groups call on government to recognise the role of bikes and scooters during the coronavirus crisis

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    A coalition of the UK’s largest biker organisations has submitted a White Paper which calls for the government to recognise the role of motorcycles and scooters during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The coalition includes the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG), the Vintage Motorcycle Club (VMCC), the Trail Riders Fellowship (TRF) and the British Motorcyclists Federation (BMF)…

  • MAG wins Clean Air Zone exemption for bikes in Birmingham

    MAG wins Clean Air Zone exemption for bikes in Birmingham

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    Motorcycle Action Group has won exemption for motorcycles of all ages from Birmingham City Council’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) – after arguing that motorcycles act as net reducers of congestion and pollution in the wider transport system.  Birmingham’s CAZ policy was approved by the council earlier this month – and once endorsed by government, the…

  • MAG: Blanket ban on pre-1999 bikes in Paris ‘makes no logical sense’

    MAG: Blanket ban on pre-1999 bikes in Paris ‘makes no logical sense’

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    The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) has hit out against Paris authorities following the announced plans to outlaw all motorcycles manufactured before June 1, 1999, between 8am and 8pm from the city. The measure, scheduled to begin on July 1 2016, will be enforced with a €35 fine from October 1.  The ban was agreed by the…

  • Even more MPs backing two wheels

    Even more MPs backing two wheels

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    Mark Williams, the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Ceredigion, is the 40th MP to join the Motorcycle Action Group. Mr Williams, an energetic supporter of riders’ rights, is eager to enable local citizens to enjoy the many advantages of motorcycles and scooters. He said: “I’ve enjoyed a great interaction with MAG for a long…

  • Motorcycles allowed in bus lanes in Edinburgh trial

    Motorcycles allowed in bus lanes in Edinburgh trial

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    Edinburgh City Council is to trial allowing motorcycles to access bus lanes. The proposal is to allow access to all 30 miles of the Scottish Capital’s bus lanes in peak periods only. The trial will last for nine months initially, and make Edinburgh Scotland first city to allow bikes in bus lanes. Transport for London (TfL) recently…

  • New Wheels to Work initiative in Devon

    New Wheels to Work initiative in Devon

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      ‘If you’ve got the will to work, we’ve got the wheels!’ Travel prospects in Devon have taken a giant leap forward – on two wheels.  That’s because a new business initiative is set to transform the opportunities for people to travel to and from potential employment, thanks to a new initiative launched by Holsworthy…

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