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. […]

AMA Prepares Teams For 2013 ISDE

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AMA Gears Up For 2013 International Six Days Enduro World Trophy Hunt The International Six Days Enduro is one of the longest-running world championship motorsports competitions. Each year the American Motorcyclist Association sends a team of talented and seasoned racers to compete for the ISDE World Trophy — the sport’s most-coveted and prestigious team award. […]

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 Focused On Stopping Distracted Driving

AMA Focused On Stopping Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the American Motorcyclist Association is doing its part to promote safer practices among motorcyclists. Some measures, such as eliminating phone use when driving a car or riding a motorcycle, are positive first steps, but motorists need to commit to other good habits as well. Imposing penalties for people […]

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 […]