News & Press Releases
Press Statement: Changes to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are for manufacturers not retailers
3rd July 2018
The law is changing regarding the manufacture of motorcycle safety clothing and this has caused some confusion within the motorcycle media as to how this will affect customers, or what can be offered for sale. The Motorcycle Industry Association would like to therefore assure customers that new legislation is mostly for manufacturers and does not apply to retail stock, so will have no effect on what can be bought or sold for some time to come.
Government needs to recognise the potential of motorcycles and scooters to help deliver clean air
20th June 2018
With National Clean Air Day (21st June) falling in the middle of Ride to Work Week (18th – 24th June), it is a good opportunity to highlight the part motorcycles and scooters could play in reducing air pollution in the UK.
‘Saving Time & Money whilst having an enjoyable commute’ - the main reasons why people choose to commute by a motorcycle or scooter
19th June 2018
Riding to Work has been shown as having a significant impact upon a persons’ well-being, which was highlighted in a recent survey conducted to coincide with Ride to Work Week, which started yesterday.
Free commuter cover during Ride to Work Week
18th June 2018
Motorcycle insurers and brokers Ageas, Aviva, Bennetts, BikeSure, Devitt Insurance, LV, Lexham Insurance and Zenith are all offering free commuter cover to leisure riders, so that they can ride to work during national Ride to Work Week (18th to 24th June).
Are you ready for Ride to Work Week?
12th June 2018
Members have been sent a toolkit with links to assets for the 2018 Ride to Work Week campaign, which is on 18th to 24th June. These can also be downloaded via the website www.ridetoworkweek.co.uk
Motorcycle Industry Association announces a new motorcycle & scooter anti-theft security rating programme
6th June 2018
Working with the support of the major motorcycle manufacturers, the Motorcycle Industry Association has today announced a ‘star rating’ programme, designed to recognise and highlight to buyers which anti-theft devices are fitted or supplied as standard on new motorcycles and scooters.
MCIA condemns European Commission move to end motorcycle sport
1st June 2018
The Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) is today calling on EU member governments and MEPs to reject European Commission proposals which threaten to end all forms of competitive and grassroots motorsport across the EU, including the UK.
First MCIA Gala Dinner announced
18th May 2018
The MCIA are pleased to announce an industry Gala Dinner event which will take place in Birmingham on Friday 23rd November 2018 during Motorcycle Live week.
Hot topics for Wheels to Work Association annual conference 2018
6th April 2018
An important study to evaluate the value of Wheels to Work will be on the agenda at next week’s Wheels to Work Association annual conference.
MCIA supports Met Police campaign to make it harder for thieves
28th March 2018
The Motorcycle Industry Association is fully supportive of the latest phase of the Met Police's campaign to ask riders to lock, chain and cover their bikes. This makes a bike harder to steal so is less attractive to thieves.
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