Harley-Davidson's Women Riders Month kicked-off with two special events in New York City and Milwaukee respectively in honor of International Female Ride Day on May 1, which was founded by Vicki Gray of Motoress.com to celebrate the millions of women who have already grabbed life by the handlebars.
Federal lawmakers have sent a bipartisan letter to the leadership of a key U.S. House committee to urge support for a bill that prohibits federal funding for motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.
Motorcycle riders across the country are growing older, and the impact of this trend is evident in emergency rooms daily. Doctors are finding that these aging road warriors are more likely to be injured or die as a result of a motorcycle mishap compared to their younger counterparts.
A federal traffic safety agency is offering law enforcement agencies hundreds of thousands of dollars to set up checkpoints that target only motorcyclists, and the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) wants to know why.
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).
A report released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reveals that motorcycle fatalities declined in 2009 by at least ten percent. Based on preliminary data, GHSA is projecting that motorcycle fatalities declined from 5,290 in 2008 to 4,762 or less in 2009.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation is encouraged by the report issued today by the Governors Highway Safety Association, which indicated motorcyclist fatalities in the United States decreased in 2009 based on preliminary data supplied by all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
PennDOT today announced a new comprehensive motorcycle safety campaign, Live Free Ride Alive, as part of its continuing and aggressive effort to reduce the number of motorcycle crashes and fatalities on Pennsylvania roadways.
Governor Edward G. Rendell has proclaimed May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in Pennsylvania.
The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) today announced the award of over $67 million for 198 traffic safety grants to agencies and communities across the state.
The new grants will be used to build upon the efforts that have seen dramatic declines in deaths and injuries on California's roadways in recent years.
Renewed funding for motorized trails and a ban on funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints are included in a major federal transportation bill being considered by a key U.S. House committee, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.
Recent research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety strongly demonstrates the benefits of antilock brakes for motorcycles.
ACEM, the Motorcycle Industry in Europe, today announced the reinforcement of its advertising policy detailing the commitment of ACEM Members to improve the road safety of motorcycle, scooter and moped riders.