Motorcycle and Scooter lane sharing and traffic filtering is widely practiced (and formally permitted or tacitly tolerated) in most of the world because it is a natural way to increase road-space utilization and personal mobility efficiency.
One more state has joined the Texting While Driving Ban, helping to create safer roads for motorcyclists.
On Monday, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reported that Nevada became the 34st state to ban texting while driving. Nevada also passed a law banning handheld cell-phone use while driving.
Novelty motorcycle helmets may look the part, but many – if not all – fail to meet federal safety standards.
These dubious novelty helmets feature a Department of Transportation (DOT) approved label, but most are counterfeit, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Lieback’s Corner (3) / 5.13.2011
At the unofficial start of riding season here in Northeastern Pennsylvania, two men were killed in separate motorcycle crashes. The early May incidents – one a single bike crash, the other involving a car – happened within a few days of each other.
Motorcycle Safety Awareness
Wiley X, the leading manufacturer of protective eyewear for motorcyclists is honored to support Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month this May.
The movement aims to encourage motorists to share the road with motorcycle riders as well as remind motorcyclists to follow some simple tips to keep themselves as safe as possible.
Last month, North Dakota became the 31st state to ban texting while driving, which presents major risks to motorcyclists.
Following this safety trend, Indiana has also banned texting while driving, it was reported Wednesday by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA).
The second straight year of declining motorcycle fatalities reported Wednesday by the Governors Highway Safety Association is promising, but much more can be done, according to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.
The spring season is the start of the riding season for many motorcyclists around the world. But before a rider climbs aboard, many things should be inspected for a safe riding season.
And the most obviously place to begin inspection is where our motorcycles meet the road: the tires.