Welcome to the North West MAG site. Here you will find information about MAG events and meetings in the North West Region and National news items.
16/07/2021 MAG responds to Government's Transport Decarbonisation Plan
The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) has issued an initial response to the Government's Transport Decarbonisation Plan. The plan sets out how the UK Government proposes to tackle carbon emissions from the transport sector of the economy on its path to delivering a Net Zero UK by 2050. >more
28/06/2021 MAG launches Welcoming Roads – a new vision for road safety
Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) is today launching a new vision for road safety. "Welcoming Roads" is an evolution of Vision Zero (VZ). It promotes safer roads for all road user groups including pedestrians, cyclists, drivers, horse riders and, of course, motorcyclists. >more
24/05/2021 MAG celebrates 30 years of fun riding to work.
The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) has announced the 30th International Ride To Work Day campaign. This year MAG will celebrate fun – the real benefit of riding to work. >more
25/09/2020 COVID-19 Motorcycle Riding Guidelines reviewed for compliance with the 'Rule of Six'
In light of the new 'Rule of Six' regulations, the Coalition of Motorcycling Organisations (CMO) has reviewed its COVID-19 Riding Guidelines. >more
07/09/2020 Yorkshire Pudding Rally: 'What a great weekend, thank you!'
Despite current concerns over Coronavirus and appalling August weather, last weekend saw the Yorkshire Pudding Rally go ahead without incident >more
15/07/2020 Northern Ireland's Department for Infrastructure accepts wire rope barriers pose hazard to motorcyclists
During a meeting with MAG Northern Ireland on 2nd July 2020, the Northern Ireland Department for Infrastructure accepted that wire rope crash barriers, whilst effective for larger vehicles, pose a hazard to motorcyclists' safety. This is welcomed by the Motorcycle Action Group. >more
13/07/2020 MAG's "Three Demands" letter writing campaign starts to gain traction
MAG's Chair, Selina Lavender, has claimed that the "Three Demands" letter writing campaign has started to gain traction. Engagement has begun between the Department for Transport and the Motorcycle Action Group, but there is still a long way to go, according to MAG's political team. >more
02/07/2020 The Coalition of Motorcycling Organisations thanks motorcyclists for their responsible actions
The members of the Coalition of Motorcycling Organisations have issued a statement thanking motorcyclists for their restraint and responsible actions so far. Ahead of further – and more complex – changes to the lockdown regulations in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland this weekend, the Coalition points out that the guidelines on meeting in public are not changing to any significant degree. The Coalition's existing COVID-safe guidelines will be kept under review. >more
30/01/2020 NW Fred Hill Run & AGM
The NW Fred Hill Run has a change of venue this year. The meeting point for the run is at the White Bull, Gisburn (on the A59), setting off at 1pm for a ride to Sawley Abbey where there will be a short service before returning to the White Bull for food, refreshments and the NW AGM which is planned to start at 2:30pm. Voting will take place for all officer positions and nominations for said positions will be taken from the floor. For futher details please contact Tony Cox at email@example.com
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