Given the strange mix of UK weather we’ve been having recently, presenting a particular challenge for motorcyclists, it’s time to republish a blog written by Visorcat inventor Alan Boulton that raises some interesting points about safety and motorcycle gear … NOW THAT it has nicely cooled off from the scorching near 100F temperatures of late I’ve just been out … Continue reading Too hot to ride? We wish!
I once read somewhere that in business, it’s important to pause once in a while to reflect on your achievements and give yourself (and your team, if you have one) a pat on the back. So this article is my pause to give myself and Andy Pringle, the other half of our management team, a … Continue reading What a difference a year makes … how Visorcat entered 2017 on full throttle
In 2010, Abbey National plc was rebranded as Santander. As an Abbey business customer, I had only just started a new chequebook, and I began to wonder when or if people might reject the cheques I was writing. I found myself explaining to people that the cheques still worked, despite the rebrand. Of course, Santander … Continue reading Chequebook journalism – each page tells a story
The Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Associations represents motorcycling organisations such as the British Motorcyclists’ Federation and Motorcycle Action Group across Europe. As general secretary, Dolf Willigers lobbies organisations on behalf of European riders, and his current focus is the way autonomous vehicles interact with motorcycles as well as urban mobility and emissions. Interview by Jill … Continue reading Interview: Dolf Willigers, general secretary of the Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Associations
Karen Cole is one of the UK’s top experts on motorcycle safety and training, winning three awards last year including the Association of Industrial Road Safety Officers’ 50th Anniversary Award for Services to Road Safety, a British Dealer News Award for Services to Motorcycle Rider Training and Safety, and a National Couriers’ Safety Award – … Continue reading Interview: Karen Cole of the Motorcycle Industry Association
Zoe Farrington is not one for standing still in life, on the road or in business. Not content with a successful career in marketing including establishing her own public sector marketing agency, she then co-founded a company that launched the first phone app that tells the emergency services if a motorcyclist has had a crash. … Continue reading Interview: Zoe Farrington of Realsafe Technologies Ltd, Newcastle
Volvo has famously said that, by 2020, no one will be killed or seriously injured by one of its new cars. Jeremy Clarkson has an alternative approach to road safety – to replace air bags with titanium spikes, which, in the event of an accident, will impale the driver to the seat, thus encouraging people … Continue reading The great road safety divide: Volvo vs. Clarkson