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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...
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...
AMA: Spending Bill Beneficial to Off-Road Riding Protection

AMA: Spending Bill Beneficial to Off-Road Riding Protection

Off-Road Riding Protection The National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 and the so-called CRomnibus spending bill, passed by both chambers of Congress last week, include...
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...
AMA Launches 2014 Vote Like A Motorcyclist Campaign

AMA Launches 2014 Vote Like A Motorcyclist Campaign

2014 Vote Like a Motorcyclist Campaign The American Motorcyclist Association's '2014 AMA Vote Like A Motorcyclist' campaign provides AMA members with exclusive access to an...
AMA to EPA: Don't Raise Proposed Ethanol Mandate

AMA to EPA: Don’t Raise Proposed Ethanol Mandate

Ethanol Mandate The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must stick to its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard for 2014, protecting motorcyclists from the detrimental effects of fuel...
AMA Petitions Calls for Return of California Lane-Splitting Guidelines

AMA Petitions Calls for Return of California Lane-Splitting Guidelines

California Lane-Splitting Guidelines The American Motorcyclist Association initiated a petition drive Monday to convince the California Office of Administrative Law to allow state agencies to...
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...
U.S. House Bill Congratulates AMA During 90th Anniversary

U.S. House Bill Congratulates AMA During 90th Anniversary

AMA News A bi-partisan bill before the U.S. House of Representatives congratulates and commends the American Motorcyclist Association on its 90th anniversary as the nation's...
AMA: Universal Motorcycle Helmet Law Push Based on Faulty Reasoning

AMA: Universal Motorcycle Helmet Law Push Based on Faulty Reasoning

Universal Motorcycle Helmet Laws A new recommendation for universal motorcycle helmet laws by a task force of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
U.S. House Votes to Retain NHTSA Motorcycle Lobbying Ban

U.S. House Votes to Retain NHTSA Motorcycle Lobbying Ban

Motorcycle Legislation The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill late Tuesday that reaffirms Congress' intent to prohibit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration from...
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 Seeks Broader Access to California's Clear Creek Area

AMA Seeks Broader Access to California’s Clear Creek Area

Motorcycle Legislation California's Clear Creek Management Area is of vital importance to the off-highway-vehicle community in the West, and the American Motorcyclist Association supports federal...
MV Agusta Motorcycle Sales Not Allowed in California

MV Agusta Motorcycle Sales Not Allowed in California

MV Agusta California Dealer News Ahead of peak riding season when sales are on the up, MV Agusta USA had received some bad news -...
AMA: Senate Transportation Bill Includes Recreational Trails Program

AMA: Senate Transportation Bill Includes Recreational Trails Program

Motorcycle Legislation The transportation bill announced Tuesday by U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee includes a reauthorization of...