Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety News, Riding Tips, Motorcycle Recalls

Free: Dirt Bike Riding Guide

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The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) provides useful services for the motorcycle community with websites and publications for all aspects of street and off-highway riding.

The not-for-profit organization that promotes motorcycling also produces motorcycle riding guides available as free downloads.

AMA Urges Extra Precautions During May

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is urging all road users to look around, check your mirrors, and consciously watch for motorcycles during Motorcycle Awareness Month in May 2012.

California Motorcyclist Safety Program Launches New Website

California Motorcyclist Safety Program Resources.

The California Motorcyclist Safety Program (CMSP) has launched a significantly enhanced version of its website, The CMSP is a motorcyclist-funded, state-operated program administered by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) under contract with the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

AMA Supports Senator’s Stand on Helmets

Motorcycle Legislation News

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) praised U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) for standing up against a proposal that would have indirectly forced states to pass mandatory helmet laws.

Free: Motor Scooter Riding Tips

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America appears to finally be discovering the ease and cost-effective mobility that motor scooters offer. Europe (and the rest of world for that matter) has been embracing the benefits of small displacement, relatively inexpensive scooters for decades as a viable means of transportation.

PennDOT: Share Road with Motorcycles

Motorcycle Safety

With Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in full gear across Pennsylvania, PennDOT today reminded all drivers to share the road and watch for motorcycles.

AMA: Oppose GA Motorcycle Only Checkpoints

Motorcycle Legislation

Bus driver caught texting before crashing

Just days ago, a bus driver was caught on video texting for six minutes before crashing into a sports utility vehicle that had stopped in traffic. The driver of the SUV suffered neck injuries, but luckily no one was killed due to the bus driver's negligence. Caught Texting Video

Had it been a motorcycle the bus plowed into, the results might have been far more deadly. This is just one example of the inherent dangers motorcyclists face every day on the road - the danger of other motorists.

Wiley X Supports Motorcycle Safety Month

2012 Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Throughout the month of May 2012, the National Safety Council (NSC) is promoting Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, a nationwide effort to educate the public and help both riders and motorists decrease roadway injuries and fatalities as we head into the busy summer season.

MSF Basic Motorcycle Rider Course | Video

Motorcycle License School

Click video if you not have taken the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic Motorcycle RiderCourse. This video provides an overview of the of you what you can expect from the class including the basis motorcycle riding skills and safety tips. This class can help you get your motorcycle license as well.

Motorcycle Safety Foundation: 6 Million Grads

Motorcycle Safety Foundation

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation recently graduated its six millionth RiderCourse student, a milestone reached through the ongoing efforts of nearly 10,000 RiderCoaches at more than 2,000 training sites worldwide.

International Motorcycle Shows: New Features

2011-2012 International Motorcycle Shows

The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows is thrilled to announce the new line-up of exciting show features for their 12-city cross country 2011-2012 Tour.

California Highway Patrol Awards contract to MSF

The California Highway Patrol selected the Motorcycle Safety Foundation to administer the California Motorcyclist Safety Program (CMSP) for the third consecutive time. Under contract with the CHP, the MSF initially assumed the administration of the CMSP on Jan. 1, 2004 and was again selected for 2008 and 2009.

Motorcycle Lane Sharing: New Study

Motorcycle Safety

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.

Gary Mathers joins AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce the next member of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2009: accomplished racing director Gary Mathers. Mathers -- who produced 48 championships in road racing, dirt track, Supercross and motocross for Honda and Kawasaki -- will be among the motorcycling heroes honored at the 2009 induction ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas this Dec.