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


Happy Christmas! MCI office reopens 2nd January

21st December 2012

As we close for the holiday season, all the team at the MCI thank our members for their support in the past year and wish them a very happy Christmas!

MCI takes part in roads policing debate

7th December 2012

The MCI’s public affairs consultant Craig Carey-Clinch represented the motorcycle industry yesterday at a police forum in Oxford.

Warning to other members to look out for Trade Mark Catalogue scam

5th December 2012

Members are warning others about a scam invoice purporting to come from an ‘International’ trade mark catalogue.  The invoice, which comes via e-mail, directs payment to a PO Box in Prague. 

Press Release: 3DLD – Riders do not need to take a series of tests

5th December 2012

Misinterpretations surrounding new European guidelines for driving licences, which come into force on 19th January 2013, seem to centre on the assumption that a series of tests will need to be taken. This is not the case.  


Annual Conference highlights how MCI is tackling the big issues facing the industry

28th November 2012

The problem of motorcycle theft, the effect of new legislation and how members can prevent losing out to less well supported product were all on the agenda at this year’s Annual Member Conference – or more specifically what the MCI is doing about these issues.

MCI receives Award from BEN

28th November 2012

The MCI was delighted to receive an unexpected award ‘in appreciation of outstanding support’ from BEN, the UK’s charity for the automotive industry.

Sponsors from the motorcycle industry wanted for health awareness campaign

22nd November 2012

BBC Scotland’s Adventure Show presenter Duncan McCallum is looking for sponsors for a venture that combines adventure motorcycling with encouraging early detection of cancer.

New licencing rules - made simple

21st November 2012

Get On and the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI) have produced a clear guide to gaining a motorcycle licence under new European rules, due to be implemented from January 19th.

Press Release: Wheels to Work Schemes offer ‘The Power to Change Lives’ says DEFRA Minister

20th November 2012

Wheels to Work - a ‘mainstream’ solution to rural transport problems, according to keynote speech by DEFRA Minister at the launch of the new Wheels to Work Association.

Press Release: Prestigious road safety award goes to scheme that makes drivers relate to motorcyclists

19th November 2012

Humanising motorcyclists is the key to making roads safer for them – a fact recognised by a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award – sponsored by the MCI.

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