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
14-04-15 Rochester MAG hustings gains support from political parties
Rochester MAG held an outstanding political debate with local candidates representing Conservative (Kelly Tolhurst – General Election candidate), Labour (Cllr Vince Maple), Lib Dem (Geoff Ruby) and Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition.
13-04-15 MAG elects new Chair
The Motorcycle Action Group Limited (MAG) held its 2015 Annual Group Conference (AGC) on Saturday 11th April 2015. The event was hosted in Bridgwater by the South West Region of the group. The 350 capacity hall was filled by members who listened to the reports of the last 12 months
07-04-15 Latest Election News...
MAG has worked in conjunction with the MCIA and BMF to produce the first ‘good news’ document about motorcycling ever to be sent by email to all 4,000 Prospective Parliamentary Candidates in the UK General Election. 650 of them will be elected as MPs on May 7th – and that’s why we’re contacting them now. We want to know what they’ll do for riding, before we give them our votes.
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