Industry News

As you’d imagine, our Industry News page brings you all the latest news from the motorcycle industry in one easy to browse place. From sales figures to changes in the law, you’ll find it all here.

Motorcycle training could face dramatic revamp

Motorcycle training could face dramatic revamp

Motorcycle training could be set for a dramatic overhaul if proposed changes from a new consultation come into…

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Motorcycle road safety boosted by new partnership

Motorcycle road safety boosted by new partnership

Highways England is the latest name to collaborate on a motorcycle safety policy framework. The framework w…

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Motorcycle sales clear 100,000 ahead of 2015

Motorcycle sales clear 100,000 ahead of 2015

Motorcycle sales have cleared 100,000 units in October for the first time. According to stats form the Moto…

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Rapid rise in ‘smart motorway’ speeding tickets

Rapid rise in ‘smart motorway’ speeding tickets

The number of fixed penalties handed out on smart sections of UK motorways has risen from 2,000 to 52,000 betw…

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SHARP smashes the 400 mark

SHARP smashes the 400 mark

The Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating Programme (SHARP) has broken the 400 mark nine years after its launch.…

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Bumper September keeps sales ahead of 2015

Bumper September keeps sales ahead of 2015

Motorcycle sales for the year-to-date have grown by almost nine per cent thanks to an impressive performance i…

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Insurance Premium Tax hike hits again

Insurance Premium Tax hike hits again

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) increased to 10 per cent on Saturday and like any tax, it’s not good news fo…

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Motorcycle sales up on 2015 figures

Motorcycle sales up on 2015 figures

Motorcycle, moped and scooter sales in the UK are ahead of where they were at the same point in 2015, with mor…

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Born-Again bikers targeted in new safety campaign

Born-Again bikers targeted in new safety campaign

Born-Again bikers are being targeted in a brand new safety campaign from North Yorkshire police. Typically,…

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Motorcycle sales down in July

Motorcycle sales down in July

Motorcycle sales fell by almost one per cent in July when compared to the same month in 2015. Overall, 10,2…

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Yamaha recalls new YZF-R3 and MT-03

Yamaha recalls new YZF-R3 and MT-03

Yamaha has issued a recall on all YZF-R3 and MT-03 models built between April and July this year. According…

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UK’s most written-off bike revealed

UK’s most written-off bike revealed

The Triumph Sprint ST 1050 is the used motorbike most likely to have been written off, new research has reveal…

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Alarming stats revealed for used motorbikes

Alarming stats revealed for used motorbikes

Almost one quarter of used motorbikes, scooters and mopeds have a serious warning against them, new research h…

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Motorcycle sales continue to rise

Motorcycle sales continue to rise

Sales of motorcycles in the UK grew again last month, clearing 13,000 unit sales for the second time this year…

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Public support for harsher punishments for road offences

Public support for harsher punishments for road offences

A study by Brake has shown huge support to make punishments for driving offences stricter. 91 per cent of t…

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Number of motorcycle road deaths increased in 2015

Number of motorcycle road deaths increased in 2015

The number of motorcyclists killed on UK roads is on the up, with 365 reported deaths in 2015. That figure is…

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Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) reacts to Brexit

Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) reacts to Brexit

The MCIA has issued a statement in response to the result of the EU referendum. According to the MCIA, a vo…

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