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Ride to Work Week
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The motorcycle industry body MCIA is encouraging bikers to persuade car driving friends to switch to bikes and #CommuteHappy during Ride to Work Week. The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) has launched 2018’s Ride to Work Week with the hashtag #CommuteHappy to persuade more commuters to switch from four wheels to

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Police Pursuit Consultation
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The Home Office has launched a Police Pursuit Consultation with the public, asking for your view on six key areas that will affect how officers chase motorcycle riding criminals. The motorcycling community has until 13th August 2018 to affect how trained police officers are treated by legislation when they are

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Police pursuits consultation
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The Home Office has launched a Police Pursuits Consultation to test proposals for new standards for police driving, that could lead to an end to ‘no chase’ policies. Under new proposals set out by the Home Office, highly trained police drivers could be treated differently from other motorists where the

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stinger use against motorcycles
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The maker of a tyre deflation device used by UK police forces considers stinger use against motorcycles to represent ‘deadly force’. Federal Signal, the US makers of the Stinger tyre deflation device used by many police forces to disable speeding or dangerous vehicles, claim the use of their product against

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Empty Cycle Superhighway
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Empty cycle superhighways should be used by motorcycles during off-peak hours to increase rider’s safety, according to a member of the committee overseeing transport planning in the first UK city to implement cycle superhighways. A member of the London Assembly, which provides oversight on the policies and strategies of the

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Police pursuit policy
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Moves to see a change in police pursuit regulations have been dealt a blow after Parliament cancels the second reading of a bill aiming to change the laws on dangerous driving. A vital stage of getting police pursuit rules changed has been postponed. A second reading of the Emergency Response

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private motorcycles out of London
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Despite pre-election promises to the contrary, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and his Deputy Mayor for Transport have confirmed only motorbikes used for business are welcome under their proposed Transport Strategy. As Biker & Bike revealed when the Mayor of London’s Draft Transport Strategy was published, Sadiq Khan and Transport

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National Pothole Day
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The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) is using National Pothole Day to call for bikers to make local authorities more aware of potholes, in a move designed to reduce the chances of injury. March 8th has been declared National Pothole Day by campaigners seeking more awareness of the dangers of potholes.

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clean air zones
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The Government has lost a court action that could lead to a speeding-up of plans to tackle air pollution. London’s proposals to clean up its air – that include charging motorcycles older than June 2007 £12.50 to enter the majority of the city – could be rolled out sooner than

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ULEZ proposals
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ULEZ proposals to charge motorcyclists to use roads within the London inner ring road will see bikers charged £12.50 to ride in the Capital. If you don’t live or never travel through London, this legislation still applies to you. 28 other local authorities are looking at introducing Clean Air Zones*

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