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New rules on motorbike safety

New rules to make motorbikes safer and greener have been given the thumbs up from the European Parliament. They are to apply to all powered two- and three-wheel vehicles, from mopeds to heavy motorcycles, and also quads, as of 2016.

As these vehicles account for 16% of accident deaths on Europe’s roads, but only 2% of road traffic, MEPs approved more stringent safety requirements for them, as well as tougher emission targets.

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