Motorcycle Legislation News
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has dropped his effort to pass a massive omnibus public lands bill that would have restricted responsible off-highway vehicle (OHV) access to thousands of acres of public land, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.
A recent report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) titled "Enhanced Planning Could Assist Agencies in Managing Increased Use of Off-Highway Vehicles" highlights many of the same issues and solutions regarding the management of off-highway vehicles (OHV) that the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) and other responsible OHV groups have been advocating for years. The report was requested by the U.S.
The All-Terrain Vehicle Association (ATVA) has unveiled a new logo with a style and colors that show the member-based group’s strong link to its sister organization, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA).
"This new, vibrant and dynamic ATVA logo reflects the association’s mission to promote the ATV lifestyle and protect the future of the sport," said AMA/ATVA President and CEO Rob Dingman.
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for approving House Resolution 689 on June 2, which would put the Chappie-Shasta Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area in California solely under the control of the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
The measure, introduced by U.S. Rep. Wally Herger (R-Calif.), now goes to the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for further consideration.
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce another member of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2009: Mona Ehnes, a long-time champion of off-highway motorcyclists’ rights. Ehnes will be among the motorcycling heroes honored at the 2009 induction ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas this Dec. 5.
"Mona Ehnes is one of motorcycling’s most dedicated rights activists," said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. "She not only embodies the spirit of advocacy but also possesses the even rarer fortitude to act on her convictions.
U.S. House hears testimony on measure to designate 24 million acres of public land as Wilderness
Take Action Now: Help Stop the Ban on Youth Model Motorcycles.
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) has effectively banned the sale of youth off-highway vehicles (OHVs) as of Feb. 10, 2009. The AMA is calling for action now to help reverse the potentially devastating effect this could have on the sport of OHV recreation.
Here are some quick links to ways you can help reverse this decision:
Stop the Ban of Youth Motorcycles and ATVs!
Write your Representatives and the Consumer Product Safety Commission Today!
On August 14th, 2008, Congress passed the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA). Intended to make children’s everyday toys safer, the rule governing implementation of the act threatens to end youth off-highway vehicle (OHV) riding entirely.