Adieu! – Life Changes!

As some as you already know we at Right To Ride, have made a life changing decision, which is to “retire” from riders’ rights, close down Right To Ride and head to a warmer climate. That warmer climate is situated in France in Aquitaine close by the Dordogne River in a small “bastide” town. This […]

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Missing In Action

In the latter part of 2014 (November), Right To Ride was given the opportunity to comment on a draft report by the International Transport Forum/OECD entitled “ITF/OECD Working Group On The Safety Of Powered Two-Wheelers ” which was the result of a working group of “experts”. To date, as far as we know, the report […]

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Trilogy of In-Depth Reports

The Northern Ireland Vehicle Occupant Fatality Report 2015 Right To Ride’s, Dr Elaine Hardy has just completed her third study which looks in-depth at vehicle occupant fatalities in Northern Ireland during 2011 and 2012. The previous two in-depth studies analysed fatalities pertaining to pedestrians and motorcycles with each report drawing out the findings with conclusions […]

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PTW – The Significant Role

News from FEMA about the White Paper on Transport FEMA – The Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Associations reports that the European Parliament’s Transport Committee ‘stresses that motorcycles play a significant role in sustainable mobility, especially in urban areas where they contribute to tackling congestion and parking problems’. Back in March we reported on the E.U. […]

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FIM Safety in Malta – Insurance

Perhaps because we are getting a bit jaded or just because as Right To ride EU we will be retiring shortly, but this conference in a long line of endless safety conferences seems the same as the last one and the last one before that.  They all appear to be an exercise in cerebral masturbation. […]

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Fresh Insight – Type Approval

Everything you need to know about Type Approval The British Motorcyclists Federation’s (BMF) automotive engineering expert Ted Foreman provides useful information for those unsure about exactly what this EU-wide regulation means. Ted certainly gives a a fresh insight into this often misunderstood subject, with a sane and responsible article! As the BMF ask, Why do […]

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FIM – FEMA – Togetherness!

FIM (Fédération Internationale Motocycliste) Europe reports that it has hosted a meeting with FEMA  (Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Association) representatives in the FIM Europe office in Rome, with plans for the future to advance the cooperation of FIM, FIM Europe and FEMA. FIM Europe Vice President Silvio Manicardi hosted two days of talks with representaives […]

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