European Driving Information from FICC

Italy            Mobile Phone Use. Italy has drastically increased fines for traffic offences since 1st January 2017. In addition using your mobile phone, unless it’s a hands-free device will in future result in your loosing your drivers licence for up to two months. For holders of a foreign drivers licence, this would amout to a ban…

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…