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26-08-15 Cycle lane segregation - Next Step

We are putting together a table with all known installations / plans to install / trials of hard engineered cycle lane segregation i.e. kerbs or 'light segregation' e.g. 'Armadillos' or 'Orcas' across the UK. >

20-08-15 Response to proposal for the mandatory wearing of Helmets on Motor Tricycles

This is the response of the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) to the consultation document entitled ’Proposal for the Mandatory Wearing of Helmets on Motor Tricycles,’ released for consideration in June 2015. The response is submitted by the Chair and President of MAG, and has been approved by the Board of the organisation and is in line with the policies agreed by its Annual Group Conference. >

18-08-15 Compulsory helmets for Trike Riders NI

The consultation on imposing all on trikes to wear helmets in Northern Ireland closes tomorrow (19.08.2015). Have you emailed / posted your response? Whether you travel on a trike here or there, if this comes in to law it could have serious repercussions. ACT NOW! >

26-06-15 Scottish politicians deliver ‘common sense’ policy shift for learner riders in Scotland

In a landmark example of positive engagement between the Scottish Government and Britain’s leading riders’ rights organisation, the Motorcycle Action Group and officials in Transport Scotland have confirmed a change to planned regulations, in order to allow learner riders to continue using the existing Forth Road Bridge, even after the new road crossing opens in 2016. >

25-06-15 MAG challenges 20mph blanket limit

The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) challenges the suggestion by road safety group BRAKE that 20mph should be the urban default speed limit. >

03-06-15 Ride to Work Week

MAG wholly support the Ride to Work initiative which this year takes place from the 15th – 21st of June. We understand that not everyone can ride to work every day so if that applies to you, why not make an extra effort during ride to work week. The more bikes there are on the roads, the more other road users are aware of us. >

15-05-15 Superhighway demo postponed

The demonstration by The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) against the cycle superhighway planned for May 30th in London has been postponed. MAG is pleased to announce a major breakthrough in discussions with Westminster City Council officers (WCC)about aspects of the cycle scheme that will impact motorcyclists. >

07-05-15 Preferntial treatment for Motorcycles and Scooters

Motorcycles and scooters will be given preferential treatment over cars and trucks in Melbourne's inner city, as part of a bold plan to reduce traffic and parking congestion by getting more commuters to take up motorcycling. >

01-05-15 Armadillos' for Cycle Lanes are not approved by the DfT

MAG is gravely concerned to discover that the plastic 'armadillos' being promoted to add physical barriers to separate cycle lanes from general traffic lanes have NEVER been approved for use on UK roads by the Department for Transport. >

30-04-15 MAG pushes for parking in giant Peterborough development

MAG Eastern Region Rep Dave Hammond attended a meeting with Hawksworth Securities PLC, the company that is proposing to develop the Westgate area of Peterborough City. Hawksworth are hoping to develop a leisure complex, including a multiplex cinema, food hall and other retail outlets and residential dwellings >

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