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American Motorcyclist Association Highlights May As Motorcycle Awareness Month

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With the beginning of Motorcycle Awareness Month on May 1, the American Motorcyclist Association is issuing a special appeal to motorists to be aware of their driving environment, check mirrors and blind spots before changing lanes and, especially, to watch for motorcyclists. “The warmer weather in May brings out the riders who have been unable […]

Wheeling into May: Celebrating Spring on Two Wheels

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The month of May is all about making two-wheeled transportation a safer and more widespread activity across the nation. If you’re into traveling by motorcycle or bicycle May is your month to take pride in your ride and help others become cognizant of the health, economic, and environmental benefits motorcycling and bicycling can bring. It’s […]

Distracted Driving Is Deadly Driving

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The perils of distracted driving take a front seat during May, which is designated as national Motorcycle Awareness Month. The initiative, supported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, encourages drivers to watch for motorcycles and understand that motorcycle riders enjoy the same rights and privileges as operators of other vehicles. The slogans are everywhere, […]

Government Turns Attention To Motorcycle Safety

Government Turns Attention To Motorcycle Safety

As Motorcycle Awareness Month draws to a close, U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin (R-Ark.) spoke out in Washington, D.C., about the need for increased safety on the roads. A motorcyclist himself, the representative made sure to shed light on some of the issues that plague riders throughout the year. Griffin, who is the co-chair of the […]

Drivers And Riders Should Take Safety Precautions This Summer

Drivers And Riders Should Take Safety Precautions This Summer

Much like riding a bicycle or driving a car, throwing your leg over a motorcycle and going for a ride takes a lot of practice. Since the weather has warmed up across the country, more and more riders are taking to the roads every day, which is why May is designated as Motorcycle Safety Awareness […]

Motorcycle Awareness Gets Attention On Capitol Hill

Motorcycle Awareness Gets Attention On Capitol Hill

The importance of drivers watching for motorcycles, and motorcyclists riding safely, got some much-needed attention in Washington, D.C., on May 22. U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin (R-Ark.), co-chairman of the Congressional Motorcycle Caucus, made a statement for the record noting May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and stressed the importance of motorcycle safety. “Drivers’ failure to see […]

Allstate Turns Attention To Motorcycle Safety

Allstate Turns Attention To Motorcycle Safety

Insurance companies know, probably better than anyone, about the dangers of the roads. That’s why it makes sense for Allstate to join in on National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, which is going on this May. The company started its efforts by donating warning signs that alert motorists of motorcycles on the road and is striving to […]

AMA Launches Motorcycle Awareness Month

AMA Launches Motorcycle Awareness Month

The beginning of May marks the start of the AMA’s annual Motorcycle Awareness Month. This is the latest effort aiming to increase the safety of motorcyclists on public roads, working to inform drivers about the presence of riders and the best habits that can result in a better experience for all. “Motorcycle Awareness Month serves […]

AMA Go Ride Safely! Week Stresses Rider Training And Protective Gear

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The final phase of AMA Go Ride! Month begins today and the weeklong theme is “Go Ride Safely!” Sponsored by the American Motorcyclist Association, AMA Go Ride Safely! week promotes rider training and the use of appropriate riding gear to help ensure that every ride is enjoyable and every rider is prepared for the unexpected. […]

New York Speed Demon Clocked At 166 MPH

New York Speed Demon Clocked At 166 MPH

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month, but unfortunately some riders aren’t obeying all the rules of the road.