New safety camera vans

North Yorkshire Police are set to deploy six new safety camera vans across the county, in a bid to further reduce the number of collisions, deaths and serious injuries on the regions roads. See Full Story

What is happening to Vehicle tax in 2017

Last summer, former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced a radical overhaul of the UK’s system for taxing cars, known as Vehicle Excise Duty, or VED. The new regulations come into force on 1 April, and will make some cars much more expensive to run. The amount of VED you pay will still be…

New European rules for motorcycle gear

The European Parliament decided this week that motorcycle gear is protective clothing that will have to meet European standards. Until now only protective (motorcycle) gloves, boots and impact protectors were seen as protective gear and had to meet certain standards. Today the European parliament decided to include all motorcycle gear in the new protective personal…

NPR Needs You

All this years rides are now taken. I am now asking for volunteers for next year 2017, all months are available, I will be taking them on a first come fist served basis. Ta Richard   2016. January 10th             Cancelled February 14th           Alan & Jeanette March 13th             Dale & Sue April 10th                   Richard & Anne May 8th ?                   Andy…

Advance Passenger Information

The UK government have introduced Exit Checks at all ports and airports from 1st April 2015. This requires Eurotunnel Le Shuttle to gather information on the identity of every person leaving the country, at their point of departure, and pass this information securely to UK Border Force. In order to comply with this new legislation,…

Driving licence changes

Did you know that from the 8th June 2015 you can tear-up and throw away the paper counterpart of your driving licence? Yes, it was going to be from January, but now put back to June to allow businesses like car rental firms time to develop robust systems that allow them to verify your eligibility…

Last Years Charity “Zoe’s Place”

Each year the Northern Pan Riders raise money for various charities, last years charity was Zoe’s place hospice for children. Seen here is our illustrious chairman, Mr Alan Crooks, handing over a cheque to the value of £469.93 to Mark Guidery,  Zoe’s Place representative. See the ride  or  See Photos

Charity for the year 2015

Northern Pan Riders designated Charity for the year 2015 is the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, The club usually donates £200, and then Anne Ellis collects £1 off each of the riders and pillions who attend a ride-out. You will notice in a previous post that a very kind members donated his winning cheque to last years…