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26-07-10 EU safety proposals taking the wrong direction say riders
The European Commission, the body that effectively governs the European Union, has published new plans to halve the number of road deaths by 2020. UK riders' representative organisation, the Motorcycle Action Group, has joined the Federation of European Motorcyclists' Associations to warn that the plans will result in a worse deal for riders without delivering improved road safety.
 
21-07-10 MPs promote motorcycling for the young.
Stephen Pound, MP for Ealing North, tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) in Parliament on Monday 19th July, calling on the Government to provide stable funding to promote the Wheels to Work scheme for young people.
 
21-07-10 Motorcycle film on schedule for July release
A new safety film aimed at motorcycle commuters is on schedule for release at the end of July.
 
16-07-10 The first night in Devon
 
15-07-10 Humber Bridge Board announcement
The Humber Bridge Board have announced that bikes may go free when they introduce their new electronic tag charging system.
 
15-07-10 NEW MAG group inaugral meeting tonight!
Don't forget there's a new MAG group starting in South Devon tonight from 7.30pm.
 
14-07-10 A double first!! MAG initiate joined up government!
The fledgling Dorset MAG group, which only started in February, entered talks with Dorset County Council recently about motorcycle use and perception in the county.
 
14-07-10 On Two Wheels Urban Bike Show
MAG is supporting the On Two Wheels Bike Show that takes place this Sunday, 18th July, Birmingham.
 
13-07-10 North East MAG follow up on Tyne Tunnel Toll Protest
North East MAG had a very constructive meeting with the Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority (TWITA)on Friday. Following the Tyne Tunnel Demo at the end of May, the door was opened to a meeting between MAG and the Tunnel authorities and it was very productive.
 
07-07-10 Minister agrees to create a new motorcycle rider test facility in Wales
Under Secretary of State, Mike Penning MP, agreed yesterday to open a new motorcycle rider testing facility in Ceredigion Mid Wales, as a stop gap measure to try and halt the terminal decline in the motorcycle industry in Wales.
 
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