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AMA: CHP Forced to Remove Lane-Splitting Guidelines from Website

AMA: CHP Forced to Remove Lane-Splitting Guidelines from Website

Lane-Splitting Guidelines A single complaint from a Sacramento man has forced the California Highway Patrol and other state government agencies to remove information from their...

AMA Seeks Meeting with U.S. Agency Head on Helmet Law Proposal

Motorcycle Legislation News The American Motorcyclist Association is seeking a meeting with the head of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to find...

AMA: Congressional Motorcycle Caucus Formed in U.S. House

Motorcycle Legislation U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) and Tim Griffin (R-Ark.) are serving as co-chairmen of the Congressional Motorcycle Caucus for the new 113th Congress,...

AMA: California’s Johnson Valley Recreation Riding Area Update

Motorcycle Industry News A bill to block a U.S. Marine Corps takeover of California's Johnson Valley off-highway vehicle recreation area was approved by the U.S....
AMA: Petition Seeks End of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

AMA: Petition Seeks End of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Motorcycle Legislation The American Motorcyclist Association launched a petition drive today aimed at ending the discriminatory law-enforcement practice of setting up checkpoints that target only...
U.S. Forest Services Responds to Spikes on Motorcycle Trails

U.S. Forest Services Responds to Spikes on Motorcycle Trails

Spikes on Motorcycle Trails The U.S. Forest Service has investigated four incidents in which vandals endangered the lives of motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle riders by...
Senate Bill Would Prohibit Federal Funds for Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Senate Bill Would Prohibit Federal Funds for Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints A bipartisan bill introduced Friday by U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Susan Collins...
AMA: Driver Privacy Act Amended to Secure Motorcyclists' Info

AMA: Driver Privacy Act Amended to Secure Motorcyclists’ Info

Motorcycle Legislation News A proposed change in the language of the Driver Privacy Act in the U.S. Senate would expand the bill's scope to protect...

AMA: Appropriations Bill Supports Public Access in Western states

Motorcycle Legislation News The Omnibus Appropriations Act, a massive funding bill now working its way through the U.S. Congress, includes provisions that would prohibit implementation...
CA Study Highlights Advantages of ‘Safe’ Motorcycle Lane Splitting

CA Study Highlights Advantages of ‘Safe’ Motorcycle Lane Splitting

Motorcycle Lane Splitting Riding a motorcycle between two lanes of stopped or slowly moving traffic - a tactic known as lane splitting - is a...

Motorcyclists Rally in D.C. & Voice Concerns over E15 Fuel Blend

Motorcycle Legislation Motorcyclists and federal lawmakers spoke out about their concerns over E15 fuel in a rally at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, June 19....
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AMA Opposes Profiling of Motorcyclists by Government

The AMA Board of Directors has adopted and issued an official position statement objecting to the profiling of motorcyclists by government agencies.
Motorcycle Laws Across the States: State of Confusion

Motorcycle Laws Across the States: State of Confusion

Need some education on motorcycle laws throughout the states? Here are the top 11 motorcycle laws that vary state-by-state.
AMA: Majority in U.S. House Agree Ethanol Mandate has Problems

AMA: Majority in U.S. House Agree Ethanol Mandate has Problems

Motorcycle Legislation The Renewable Fuel Standard has a "serious problem" and must be reformed, according to a bipartisan group of congressmen who say 218 House...

AMA to Congress: IRS Plan Would ‘Stifle Nonpartisan Speech’

Motorcycle Legislation News A new rule proposed by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service would stifle nonpartisan speech and create a de-facto blackout period around elections,...