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30-10-18 MAG calls for a consistent approach to bus lane access

The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) has published a report this week detailing the national picture on powered two wheeler (PTW) access to bus lanes. The report demonstrates an inconsistent and patchwork approach to access that inevitably leads to confusion, mistakes and, ultimately, increased risk for riders. >

22-10-18 MAG welcomes further CAZ exemptions for motorcycles

On 16th October 2018 Bath & North East Somerset Council launched a six-week consultation on proposals to charge drivers of higher-emission vehicles, including cars, £9 per day to drive within Bath city centre. In the wake of MAG’s victory in Birmingham, the Bath & North East Somerset Council is proposing, from the outset, to exempt all motorcycles and mopeds from the scheme. >

18-10-18 MAG Slams Nick Hurd’s Optimism on Motorcycle Theft

MAG has questioned the optimism shown by the Home Office Press Release on Moped Crime, pointing out that the underlying national problem of motorcycle theft has been, and looks set to continue being, totally ignored. MAG has been involved in the Home Office Roundtable process from the beginning and has consistently highlighted flaws in the thought processes of the initiative. >

03-10-18 West Midlands MAG develop vital lines of communication with West Midlands Police.

With the ever present issue of motorcycle theft and related crime in the region, West Midlands MAG is pleased to announce that it is developing a formal communications channel between West Midlands Police and the local motorcycling community. >

10-09-18 MAG wins charge exemption for motorcycles of all ages in Birmingham City’s Clean Air Zone.

MAG has won a landmark campaign to gain exemption for motorcycles of all ages from Birmingham City Council’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ). At a special meeting of the Cabinet today, Birmingham City Council has approved its CAZ business case submission. Once approved by Government, the proposal can be implemented with the launch of the zone scheduled for January 2020. >

28-08-18 Give money to MAG Foundation - without paying a penny!

The MAG Foundation has recently signed up to AmazonSmile, so by making one super-simple change, you continue to get your goods from Amazon and MAG Foundation makes money to help carry on their work every time you buy something – at zero additional cost to you. >

21-08-18 MAG members get 20% discount at Blackpool’s premier indoor motorcycle show

MAG is pleased to be supporting a family festival in Blackpool celebrating the best of biking.The Great North West Motorbike Festival will be held on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August 2018. >

16-08-18 Have Your Say In Vital Transport Survey

MAG is appealing to all riders to complete an important transport survey – one which could help protect your right to ride. >

13-08-18 MAG takes motorcycle security from ‘Lock 2 Lock’

The MAG Foundation, has re-launched a crime-stopping initiative to help tackle the curse of the theft of motorcycles and scooters. Called ‘Lock 2 Lock,’ the idea is simple. You loop your lock through another person’s lock. Each rider can then release their machine without the presence of the other rider or riders. >

08-08-18 MAG calls for Greater London Authority transport eco-policy to be consistent for river traffic and motorcycles

The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) has highlighted potential ‘glaring contradictions’ in the Greater London Authority (GLA) Transport Committee policy regarding climate change and local emissions. >

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