FIM and FIM Europe representatives met in Brussels. From FEMA, Morten Hansen, Dolf Willigers, and Rolf Frieling. From FIM Europe Silvio Manicardi; Jesper Christensen and John Chatterton-Ross from FIM.
Since July the organisations have worked on the draft OECD-ITF report on the safety of powered two wheelers.
(OECD – Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development based in Paris. – Which also hosts the International Transport Forum).
This group will now coordinate responses to the final report which is expected to be published shortly.
Common ground was established on the issues connected to motorcycling and mobility. Also on training, awareness of riders by other road users, infrastructure, intelligent transport systems, and the need for more research.
All agreed that the OECD-ITF report will have a major impact on policy by governments and the EU institutions for many years to come.
The meeting serves as a basis for a future with further cooperation between the organisations.