With final responsibilities in the Government’s reshuffle still to be announced*, the British Motorcyclists Federation have today expressed their concerns over the future of the Ministerial Review into motorcycle driving licence testing.
New EU Proposals for Road Worthiness Tests to replace MOTs: In response to many concerns over the proposed new EU Road Worthiness Tests, the BMF have produced a briefing document, ‘The EU, MOTs, RWTs and You’ summarising the proposal’s main effects.
The second show in the BMF’s season sees the party heading North to the Borders Union Showground at Kelso. This is a great event for those who enjoy camping (and for those who prefer the day visit!) because of the fantastic setting.
Motorcyclists concerned over the EU Type Approval regulations currently being debated can now get clarification on what it means for them thanks to a new briefing document, ‘Type Approval and You’ produced by the British Motorcyclists Federation.
The announcement by the Government that vehicles manufactured before 1960 will no longer have to pass an MOT, has received a cautious welcome from the British Motorcyclists Federation.
The BMF have written to Justice Minister Kenneth Clarke MP, QC, after the Court of Appeal last Friday overturned a judgement that had been made in favour of a motorcyclist seriously injured in a collision with a lorry.
Responding to concerns voiced by several MEPs over confusion caused by the currently proposed motorcycle-specific EU Type Approval regulations, the BMF have travelled to Brussels in order to clarify the motorcyclist’s case.
BMF warns of "Cinderella roads" in a two-tier system, in the event of privatisation.
In an exclusive interview conducted for the BMF’s membership magazine, Motorcycle Rider, Mike Penning MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, reveals himself as a motorcyclist keen to tackle the issues facing motorcycling today.
The British Motorcyclists Federation have welcomed the Department for Transport’s announcement that it is to cut the requirement for annual renewal of Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN).
A key vote by a European Parliament committee has set the scene for a battle royal over the toughest technical proposals yet to threaten European motorcyclists say the BMF.
Despite the unseasonable time of year, Tuesday saw the BMF amongst the hundreds of riders from all over Europe who converged on the European Parliament building in Brussels to protest at the latest raft of motorcycle related Type Approval Regulations emanating from the European Commission.
Following a thorough review of its activities, the British Motorcyclists Federation is to outsource the organisation and administration of its portfolio of popular shows.
Responding to an increasing number of enquiries over the forthcoming EU Type Approval regulations, the BMF have produced a comprehensive briefing document outlining the current position, explaining the EU process of government, detailing the measures under discussion and by listing a Reality Check, dispelling a few myths over what will and will not reach our home shores.
A leaner, meaner BMF with clear objectives, set the theme for the BMF’s AGM on Saturday.
Motorcycle shows and caravans don’t normally go together, but given the unpredictability of Britain’s weather, hiring an on-site caravan with all mod cons could be an attractive proposition – especially as this is now an option at this year’s BMF Tail End show!
Now in it’s second year at the Lincolnshire Showground, the BMF’s Tailend Show is shaping up to be a knock-out, not just for everyone attending but especially for the BMF clubs signing up for the clubs’ ‘knock-out’ games.
In written confirmation received by the British Motorcyclists Federation, motorcyclists using the Heysham ferry to the Isle of Man are set to benefit from not only a new M6 to Heysham dual-carriageway link road.
While cars and vans were being washed along the roads of Edinburgh, just an hour’s ride away at the BMF’s Kelso BikeFest, things were much better with fine weather on the Friday and not enough bad weather on the Saturday to deter nearly 8,000 smiling showgoers enjoying the weekend.
The British Motorcyclists Federation has today congratulated Azhar Hussain the founder of the zero carbon, clean emissions TTXGP motorcycle race, on being honoured in The Queen’s Birthday 2011 Honours List with an MBE for services to motor sport.
The BMF Show, Europe's largest outdoor motorcycle show, proved that no matter what the climate, (economic or weather wise!), you can still pull in the crowds if the deal is right!
With better weather on its way and the BMF Show, Europe's largest outdoor motorcycle show, now just five weeks away, from test rides to the Evel Knievel Road Show, it's all going to be happening at the BMF Show!
The British Motorcyclists Federation, in partnership with the RAC, have announced a special deal for BMF members saving them a massive 35% on normal RAC rates.
Chris Hodder, the BMF's Government Relations Executive, has been elected as Director of Communications for the Brussels' based Federation of European Motorcyclists Associations, FEMA.
To allow more flexibility and widen the appeal of the National Road Rally, the UK's premier road riding event, there will now be a choice of six 'Final Controls'.