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Helmets Make A Big Difference For Motorcycle Safety

Helmets Make A Big Difference For Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle riders know that motorcycle helmets play an important role in their personal safety. The protective gear can make a big difference should a motorcyclist run into trouble on the road, but laws around the U.S. are affecting how these individuals go about staving off injury. The Associated Press reports that laws with loose restrictions […]

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 […]

Honda Reveals New 2014 Scooter

2014 Honda Forza Scooter - Side

Honda recently announced its 2014 lineup, and one of the major additions motorists can look forward to is the introduction of the Forza scooter to the U.S. With a retail price starting at about $5,600, the 2014 Honda Forza will start popping up in American showrooms in July. According to Consumer Reports, the scooter will […]

Congress Creates Official Motorcycle Safety Caucus

Congress Creates Official Motorcycle Safety Caucus

The Congressional Motorcycle Caucus has officially been registered for the 113th Congress, marking the fourth consecutive session at which the group has been formed. Comprised of bipartisan politicians from a number of states, the CMC aims to address major issues that involve motorcycles while also improving safety. “I look forward to growing the Motorcycle Caucus […]

Congressional Motorcycle Caucus Formed In US House

Congressional Motorcycle Caucus Formed In US House

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, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The bi-partisan caucus, which has existed for many years, was formally recognized by the House for the new Congress. Official caucuses must register and be recognized at […]

Congressional Bill To Stop Funding Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Congressional Bill To Stop Funding Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

U.S. Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Stop Funding For Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints A U.S. lawmaker has introduced a bill to not only end funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints but also to put more emphasis on motorcycle safety programs, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On May 7, U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) introduced H.R. 1861 to prohibit the U.S. […]

Icon Introduces New Motorcycle Jacket

Icon 1000 Outsider Jacket

The weather may be warming up, but that doesn’t mean riders can safely shed their motorcycle jackets. In fact, now may the time to invest in some new accessories, and the latest addition from Icon could be a potential investment. Icon has long been a leader in convertible¬†outerwear, and the Outsider Motorcycle Jacket continues that […]

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 Freedom Friday – Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is the theme of American Motorcyclist Association’s Freedom Friday, April 26 Distracted driving is the focus of the American Motorcyclist Association’s “Freedom Friday” on April 26. Injuries to motorcyclists resulting from drivers who are distracted and/or inattentive continue to be a major issue for the AMA and its members. In particular, the AMA […]