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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.
AMA: Renewable Fuel Standard a Risk to Motorcycles

AMA: Renewable Fuel Standard a Risk to Motorcycles

Renewable Fuel Standard - Motorcycle Legislation The American Motorcyclist Association reported this week that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its Renewable Fuel Standard...
AMA Supports National Historic Vehicle Register Act

AMA Supports National Historic Vehicle Register Act

The AMA supports a federal bill that would create a national register to preserve the records of historic vehicles, including motorcycles.
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...
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AMA Objects: National Monuments Jeopardizing Riding Lands

The AMA is objecting two new national monuments proposed by President Barack Obama that could jeopardize 1.6 million recreational land in Utah and Nevada.
Lane-splitting moves to govenors office

Lane-Splitting Law AB 51 Achieves Concurrence in CA State Assembly

Lane-Splitting Law AB 51 Achieves Concurrence in CA State Assembly California's lane-splitting law, AB 51 has had quite an adventure this week. On Monday, the California State...

AMA: President Signs Agricultural Act that Helps Deter Distribution of E15

Motorcycle Legislation The Agricultural Act of 2014 signed into law by President Barack Obama today contains a provision that helps deter distribution of E15 fuels...

GHSA: New Study Shows Motorcycle Safety Going in Wrong Direction

Motorcycle Safety /  Motorcycle Helmet Law Studies Early this month, the Governor's Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released a nerve-whacking study titled "Motorcyclist Traffic Fatalities 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: EPA Acknowledges That Ethanol Damages Engines

AMA: EPA Acknowledges That Ethanol Damages Engines

Motorcycle Legislation News - Ethanol Damages Engines The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged that ethanol in gasoline can damage internal combustion engines by...
Lane Splitting AB 51 Progresses in CA - Heads to Senate Appropriations Committee

Lane Splitting AB 51 Progresses in CA – Heads to Senate Appropriations Committee

On June 14, AB 51, which codifies the act of lane splitting and finally provides some legal guidelines, passed the California State Senate Transportation Committee with zero opposition.
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...
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...
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 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...