- Getting Ready To Ride Again
This could be the first time in a few months that many motorcycles will be coming out of the gara...
Friday, 03 July 2020
- Mandatory MOT Testing to be Reintroduced from 1 August
If your bike's MOT is due on or after 1 August, make your booking now.
Monday, 29 June 2020
- Ride to Work Day
Motorcycling can be a practical alternative to commuting by car.
Monday, 15 June 2020
- Police Urge Motorists to ‘Slow Down, Save Lives’
Police forces to step up speed enforcement in a UK wide campaign.
Monday, 25 May 2020
- Tyred of Lockdown
Sourcing parts and tyres may be more difficult until restrictions are fully lifted.
Monday, 18 May 2020
- Slow Down During Lockdown
Higher speeds increase the risk of a collision and in those collisions, the severity of injury is...
Friday, 01 May 2020
We love the freedom of the open road, by pulling together, we'll be back out there soon with our ...
Wednesday, 08 April 2020
- BikeSafe Bookings Now Being Taken For 2020
Courses take place across the country.
Thursday, 12 March 2020
- DVSA Crackdown on Non-Compliance
Advice to Approved Training Bodies on staying within the rules.
Monday, 24 February 2020
- Dyfed-Powys Police BikeSafe
Courses take place across the region.
Thursday, 13 February 2020
- Dragon Rider Cymru: Course Dates
Dates from January to March 2020 in Carmarthenshire, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire and Swansea.
Wednesday, 29 January 2020
- DVLA Unveils Blood Bikes Wales as their Charity of Choice for 2020
Throughout the year they will raise funds for the charity
Wednesday, 15 January 2020
- The End of the Year...
Please do everything you possibly can to get home safely to your family after every ride.
Friday, 20 December 2019
- Road Surface Conditions
For year-round safer motorcycling, be prepared to adjust your riding according to the conditions.
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
- Government To Close A Legal Loophole To Improve Safety
Drivers who use a hand-held mobile phone are hindering their ability to spot hazards and react in...
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
- Public Safety Warning Over Manhole Cover Thefts
Neath Port Talbot Council is alerting members of the public to a spate of manhole cover thefts in...
Thursday, 07 November 2019
- Rural Road Collisions Still a Cause for Concern
Carmarthenshire County Council has launched a rural road safety scheme to encourage motorists to ...
Wednesday, 30 October 2019
- A Date For Your Diary
Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) takes on Ride To Work Day.
Monday, 21 October 2019
- New Range of Biker Parts for Safer Rides
A shiny new range of parts has been attracting interest as it tours biker cafes and venues this s...
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
- Helping Learner Drivers Improve Motorcyclist Awareness
The DVSA launches videos to encourage learner drivers to be more aware of motorcyclists.
Wednesday, 11 September 2019
- Dragon Rider Cymru: Swansea
Dragon Rider Cymru in Swansea is a post-test training initiative which follows the DVSA Enhanced ...
Friday, 23 August 2019
- Look After Your Lugs With Plugs
Good hearing, like good vision, is an aid to concentration.
Wednesday, 07 August 2019
- Motorcycles in Bus Lanes Trial
The trial will allow motorcyclists to use bus lanes along two routes.
Friday, 26 July 2019
- Gwent Police seize 21 off-road vehicles
A Newport-wide crackdown on illegal and anti-social off-roading has resulted in the seizure of 21...
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
- Road Safety Grant Funding for Motorcyclists
Subsidised motorcycling initiatives are available across Wales.
Monday, 24 June 2019
- Flip Flop Roulette
It’s vital to dress appropriately every time you ride.
Thursday, 30 May 2019
- RoSPA Advanced Drivers and Riders
Regarded as the most comprehensive and challenging available to the public.
Friday, 17 May 2019
- Stay Bright-eyed and Bushy-tailed This Bank Holiday
Managing alertness and avoiding fatigue is key to arriving safely at your destination.
Friday, 03 May 2019
- DVSA's Tips for Getting Back on the Road
Chris Parr's latest blog calls for good preparation before the Easter weekend.
Thursday, 18 April 2019
- Road Safety Officers Hold Wales by Bike Day
Carmarthenshire County Council road safety officers will be out talking to motorcyclists this wee...
Friday, 05 April 2019
- BikeSafe in Gwent
Course dates for BikeSafe in Gwent have been announced!
Thursday, 21 March 2019
- What can I ride if I already have a car driving licence?
The route to gaining the extra freedom that motorcycling brings!
Friday, 22 February 2019
- RoSPA Evaluation of Group Riding Advice
RoSPA is conducting research to evaluate its group motorcycle riding advice videos and identify a...
Wednesday, 06 February 2019
- CRASH Cards
We all hope it never happens but at some point in your life you may be unfortunately to be involv...
Friday, 18 January 2019
- Could you help Blood Bikes Wales?
Volunteers are being to sought to provide a new service in Powys
Monday, 07 January 2019
- Keeping Your Motorcycle Secure
North Wales Police issues security advice to bike owners.
Friday, 21 December 2018
- Sitting Pretty
To get the most from your riding experience, comfort is essential
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
- New DVSA Enhanced Rider Scheme Gains Momentum
An instructor's perspective on the new improved DVSA Enhanced Rider Scheme
Friday, 30 November 2018
- Riding in the Rain
Advice for motorcycling in wet weather conditions
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
- Maybe it's cold outside
With the clocks going back last weekend, we’re all now faced with shorter days and colder tempera...
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
- Overtaking with Horsepower and Horses
Surely it’s just a case of getting past someone travelling slowly and riding on, isn't it?
Friday, 19 October 2018
- Book Now To Avoid Disappointment
The last of the 2018 BikeSafe workshops in North Wales is to be held in Rhyl this weekend.
Wednesday, 10 October 2018
- To Filter Or Not To Filter, That Is The Question?
Assess the risk of filtering for yourself and ride defensively not aggressively
Wednesday, 03 October 2018
- National Eye Health Week
Road Safety Wales will be supporting the campaign which runs between 24th and 30th September
Thursday, 20 September 2018
- Biker Down! Cymru in Ceredigion
Course dates have been announced by Ceredigion County Council's road safety team
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
- Motorcycle Initiatives in Neath Port Talbot
Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council offer a range of free schemes
Monday, 10 September 2018
- MCN On The Road With North Wales Police
Find out what happened when the motorcycling press spent the day on patrol
Friday, 24 August 2018
- Motorcycling in Swansea
Swansea Council’s road safety team are offering Ridersafe and Dragon Rider courses
Tuesday, 14 August 2018
- The New Improved DVSA Enhanced Rider Scheme
It’s the ideal approach for riders looking to undertake extra training or brush up their skills
Tuesday, 07 August 2018
- Powered Two-Wheelers in Powys
We recently caught up with Geoff from Powys County Council’s Road Safety Unit
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
- TT Legend Supports Motorcycle Campaign
Isle of Man TT legend John McGuinness is backing the latest TyreSafe campaign
Friday, 13 July 2018
- Fun in the Sun in Llandovery
The Llandovery Motorbike Weekend takes place on 7th - 8th July
Friday, 06 July 2018
- What’s on in July
There’s plenty going on for bikers in Wales this month!
Monday, 02 July 2018
- Motorcycle News Features Biker Down!
Designed to teach the skills that could help save a life
Friday, 29 June 2018
- Tyres - What's all the fuss about?
Steering, acceleration and braking all depend on that small area of rubber touching the road
Monday, 25 June 2018
- Heads Up for Ride to Work Week
Friday, 08 June 2018
- Want to know how the motorcycle test works?
These videos show what happens during the module 1 and module 2 motorcycle tests
Friday, 25 May 2018
- #OpDarwen campaign continues
“Reducing casualties on our roads remains one of our top priorities."
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
- Road Safety Officers hold motorbike awareness day
They were joined by partner agencies at the Owl’s Nest Tea Rooms in Llandovery
Monday, 14 May 2018
- Be Safe - Hydrate
How many of us realise the hazards of dehydration?
Friday, 04 May 2018
- You've Been Framed
The pros and cons of helmet cameras
Thursday, 19 April 2018
- Motorcycle Safety Event in Gwent
Gwent Police are promoting safe and responsible motorcycling on Welsh Roads
Thursday, 05 April 2018
- Fail to prepare, prepare to fail
Thursday, 29 March 2018
- ‘Distressed’ - a protective clothing campaign for young riders
The mental and physical cost of not wearing the right motorcycle gear can be far greater than the...
Wednesday, 21 March 2018
Possibly the single most important piece of protective kit you can buy
Friday, 23 February 2018
- Motorcycle Insurance
Everyone that rides a motorcycle needs insurance by law
Wednesday, 07 February 2018
- What does the data say?
We represent just 0.7% of road traffic in Wales but account for 23% of KSI road casualties
Thursday, 25 January 2018
- Additional Venue for North Wales BikeSafe
Llangefni Fire Station will host BikeSafe workshops in 2018
Friday, 12 January 2018
- Get Your FREE Biker CRASH Card
Road Safety Wales is encouraging motorcyclists to take advantage of a scheme which could be lifes...
Thursday, 04 January 2018
- Improving Motorcycle Training - Consultation Results
DVSA makes proposals to improve the way that motorcycle training works in Great Britain
Thursday, 21 December 2017
It’s not really a season that’s kind to us as bikers!
Friday, 15 December 2017
- From scooters to superbikes...
Quality kit really can save your skin
Friday, 24 November 2017
- 'Buy With Confidence'
MCIA's Code of Practice for Manufacturers and Importers
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
- Riding for Work
RoSPA Wales has produced a factsheet for motorcyclists
Wednesday, 01 November 2017
- Snowdon Marathon
This year’s race takes place on Saturday 29th October
Friday, 27 October 2017
- Lock it or lose it: Motorcycle and Moped Security
Mark Winn, Head of Vocational Policy at the DVSA shares some advice
Friday, 20 October 2017
- Operation Targets Illegal Bikers in Newport
Officers from a number of different teams and units came together to tackle the issue
Tuesday, 17 October 2017
- Ready to Hog The Bridge?
Wednesday, 04 October 2017
Ridersafe is a moped and low-powered motorcycle scheme designed for people aged 16-24 years
Thursday, 28 September 2017
- Follow The Leader – But Not Always!
Motorcycling alone is great but riding out with a group of friends can take it to a whole new level
Tuesday, 12 September 2017
- Innovation to Reduce SMIDSYs
'Sorry Mate I Didn't See You'
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
- Charity Ride-out for Ty Hafan
The event is taking place on Sunday September 11
Thursday, 10 August 2017
- Ian Williamson
A tribute from MAG members
Friday, 04 August 2017
- There's Plenty To Do In Neath Port Talbot
Many of the schemes are FREE of charge to those living or working within the county
Friday, 28 July 2017
- Training the Trainer
A recent BikeSafe course in Gwent was a bit different this time...
Thursday, 20 July 2017
- Commuter Safe and ScooterSmart
This FREE scheme is currently being offered to riders based in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan
Friday, 07 July 2017
- Road Safety Wales Awards 2017
Presented to those who have made a real commitment to road safety
Tuesday, 04 July 2017
- Llandovery Motorbike Weekend
Car/Motorcycle Rally, Sat 8 - Sun 9 July 2017, free entry
Thursday, 15 June 2017
- Cruz Cymru 2017: A Roaring Success
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service launch a new event at The Royal Welsh Showground
Thursday, 08 June 2017
- Ride to Work Week
Wednesday, 31 May 2017
- Dragon Rider Cymru
Dragon Rider Cymru is a motorcycle training course supported by the DVSA
Friday, 19 May 2017
- Keep Alert, Ride Defensively and go Home Happy
Over the past 10 years, more than 3/4 of all motorcycle casualties in Wales happened in fine weat...
Friday, 21 April 2017
- Road Safety in Powys
Powys County Council’s Road Safety Unit has a number of initiatives for motorcyclists
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
- Biker Safety Campaign Launched
Reducing casualties on our roads remains a top priority
Monday, 03 April 2017
- Llyn Bikers Motorbike Club Raise Money For Blood Bikes Wales
On Sunday 2nd April they will hold their annual fundraiser and all bikers are welcome to join in
Thursday, 30 March 2017
- Quality Kit Can Save Your Skin
What you wear when out riding is your only protection against injury should the unfortunate happen
Thursday, 23 March 2017
- IAM RoadSmart
Gain confidence and skills, even if you're an experienced rider
Monday, 06 March 2017
- CBT Training
DVSA have produced a guide to compulsory basic training (CBT) for 50cc mopeds and motorcycles
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
- Can You Help?
An avid biker who loved all things two-wheeled...
Wednesday, 01 February 2017
- Biker Down! Cymru - Carmarthenshire
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
- Gwent BikeSafe 2017
Dates for BikeSafe in Gwent have been announced!
Thursday, 26 January 2017
- Improving Motorcycle and Moped Training
The proposed changes aim to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured
Tuesday, 03 January 2017
- P.O.W.E.R. Checks
Keeping your bike well maintained is important all year round
Wednesday, 14 December 2016
- Brake Before the Bend
Even if you’ve done the same route a thousand times, the conditions can be different every time
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
- Autumn Riding
The clocks are going back, but it's not all doom and gloom
Monday, 14 November 2016
- Y Byd ar Bedwar (Video)
S4C programme highlighting motorcycle safety (with English subtitles)
Wednesday, 02 November 2016
- Leading the way on helmet development
Gemma Morris, presenter of SWIPE, discovers more about potential life saving material - Armourgel
Friday, 28 October 2016
- Hoggin' the Bridge
Residents of Monmouthshire treated to a fantastic parade of bikers
Monday, 17 October 2016
- SHARP Helmets
Tuesday, 11 October 2016
- Tyre Safety Month
1st October marks the start of Tyre Safety Month.
Saturday, 01 October 2016
- Tall Tales and Tail Lights
A journey through the legendary landscape of Wales
Thursday, 15 September 2016
- Staying Safe on the Road Applies to Every One of Us
The Chief Constable of North Wales has been out on patrol
Tuesday, 06 September 2016
- Road Safety Wales Warns of the Dangers of Fatigue
Fatigue is estimated to be a contributory factor in up to 20% of road collisions.
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
- CRASH Cards
Motorcyclists in Wales are being encouraged to carry free CRASH Cards
Wednesday, 03 August 2016
- Biker Down! Cymru
Did you see The Motorbike Show on ITV4
Thursday, 21 July 2016
- Rush of Blood Helps Cancer Patients
A rush of blood is making sure patients can have chemotherapy without delay
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
- Road Safety Gets Royal Seal of Approval
HRH The Prince of Wales is to give road safety initiatives the royal seal of approval
Tuesday, 05 July 2016
- Paul Cheshire, BikeSafe North Wales
Paul Cheshire is BikeSafe coordinator in North Wales, and he will be one of the regular contribut...
Monday, 04 January 2016