News & Press

These are the latest news stories and press releases from the MCIA. You can also find new registration statistics, which are updated monthly.

News & Press Releases

June 2018

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

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.