"We think very highly of Snell and the new M2010 standard," said Bell Product Manager Chris Sackett. "The approach they took looked objectively at standards throughout the world and combined what they found with the most current impact data available.
About half of all motorcycle crashes in the United States involve another motor vehicle. In many cases, the driver of the other vehicle never saw the motorcycle rider-or didn't see him or her until it was too late. However, in a multi-vehicle crash, both drivers share responsibility.
To that end, the DoD has engaged the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) to conduct four focus groups for the Defense Safety Oversight Council (DSOC) PMV Task Force.
"The Quannon proved to have enough power to do well on the training range, and it is a very manageable bike for beginner riders," said Bill Shaffer, Administrator of the Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Program.
1) Motorcycle Safety Fact: Over half of all fatal motorcycle crashes involve another vehicle. Most of the time, the motorist, not the motorcyclist, is at fault. There are a lot more cars and trucks than motorcycles on the road, and some drivers don't "recognize" a motorcycle - they ignore it (usually unintentionally).
Accident Scene Management Inc. (ASMI), a national provider of training for motorcycle safety related classes, today announced they have added Lee Parks, author of Total Control and one the world's leading motorcycle performance testers to cast of experts presenting at the March 2010 Biker's Betterment Conference (BBC).
The BBC, scheduled on March 26-27, 2010 in Chicago, IL at the Doubletree Hotel & Convention Center O'Hare, is being hosted by Accident Scene Management Inc./ Road Guardians, a national provider of training for motorcycle safety related classes.
Some of the greatest challenges facing motorcyclists on the road today result from distracted drivers. Robert Gladden from the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) joins Bill, Todd B and our 'Real-Time' road tester on the Motorcycle Radio Network.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) announces the promotion of Rob Gladden to General Manager MSF, reporting to MSF President Tim Buche. He previously was MSF Director, Program Administration.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation today unveiled greatly expanded, comprehensive curricula, including the "Essential CORESM Curriculum," which the MSF recommends as the minimum training for every beginning rider.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) and its members are partnering with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) on what is likely the world's first large-scale, naturalistic motorcycle riding study: The MSF Naturalistic Study of Motorcyclists.
A new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reveals that motorcycles with antilock brakes versus without are 37 percent less likely to be in fatal crashes per 10,000 registered vehicle years.