At the FIM Awards 2017, FEMA’s Norwegian member NMCU was awarded the FIM Road Safety Award. NMCU was awarded the prize for the Full Control project, that includes a booklet and a video that give … [Weiterlesen...]
Electric riding made easier in the Benelux
Using an electric motorcycle on longer distances in Europe has come a step closer. The governments of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands signed a declaration on borderless access to e-mobility … [Weiterlesen...]
Swedish electric bikers get a bonus
The Swedish government has announced a scheme to financially support people that buy an electric bicycle, moped or motorcycle. The rules for the government’s ‘electricity premiums’ are ready and … [Weiterlesen...]
Presidents new year’s address
Anna Zee – (picture: Wim Taal) In the year that lies behind us, every discussion, every conference and every political meeting seemed to have the same subjects: semi-automated cars, connected … [Weiterlesen...]
How can we make our roads safer for motorcyclists?
While infrastructure should be safe for every road user, in practise it becomes clear that our roads are designed and maintained from a car drivers’ perspective. FEMA’s Dolf Willigers asks ‘How about … [Weiterlesen...]
Is staged access to the motorcycle driving licence safer?
Final report The European Commission has published the final report plus annex about the implementation of Directive 2006/126/EC on driving licences, better known as the 3rd Driving Licence Directive … [Weiterlesen...]
Italian bikers fight together
Over the past year, FEMA staff members have been working with local Italian motorcyclists’ groups, to help them become stronger and more influential. In Verona, on the yearly motorcycle show … [Weiterlesen...]
‘Europe will have to impose an import tax on Harley-Davidsons’
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has vowed to fight back against US President Donald Trump’s threat of a 25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminium imports. Jean-Claude Juncker … [Weiterlesen...]