| 22-07-11 Balanced and fair policing - you decide...|
Although we know two thirds of bike casualties are caused by a third party, POLICE in North Yorkshire and Cumbria joined forces Sunday week ago, patrolling popular motorcycle routes in an operation primarily aimed at motorcycle safety to support both forcesí ongoing campaigns to reduce biker deaths and injuries.
| 21-07-11 MAG called to give evidence.|
MAG has yet again been invited to present evidence to the Parliamentary Transport Select Committee.
| 14-07-11 How the EU Anti-tampering Regulation is progressing...|
Further to the meeting I've just had with Malcolm Harbour MEP, the chairman of the EU Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO), I now have a better idea of what we are looking at as the Type Approval and Market Surveillance Regulation moves through the EU legislative process. This is the one covering anti-tampering, ABS etc.
| 14-07-11 New MAG group starts in Evesham|
Last night saw the first meeting of a new MAG group in Evesham. Mike Starkings is the activist who decided Evesham should have its own group, so organised the event at the Gate Inn in Honeybourne.
| 14-07-11 Another Council begins trials of composite non-slip access covers|
Following recent Get A Grip! presentations, Powys County Council is the newest Local Authority to agree to undertake a trial of SSC composite non-slip access covers. In the light of increasing litigation from accidents and the raft of ductile iron cover thefts in other parts of the country, Powys is keen to move forward with the new technology.
| 14-07-11 Get well soon Ivor.|
MAG UK would like to extend their best wishes for a speedy recovery to Ivor Presland, long standing Rep of Medway MAG in Kent.
| 12-07-11 Lenient sentencing - causing death by dangerous/drunk driving|
You are probably aware that MAG is concerned with what many consider to be lenient sentencing, for the perpetrators of crimes committed while behind the wheel of a car.
| 01-07-11 New road casualty figures show increase for one group..|
New provisional figures were released yesterday by the Dept for Transport regarding killed and seriously injured (KSI) on Britain's roads, which doesn't of course include N Ireland.