Federal Lawmakers Oppose State Lobbying by Safety Agency

U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and his colleagues introduced House Resolution 239 on May 2 to retain the ban on state and local lobbying by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The bi-partisan resolution instead urges the agency to focus on motorcycle crash prevention as the first step […]

Motorcycle Fatalities Decline in 2010

Motorcycle fatalities declined 2 percent in 2010, giving riders hope that bike safety is improving after years of trouble. For eleven straight years, fatalities increased annually as local, state and federal governments attempted to curb the rate of motorcycle deaths and accidents. Then in 2009, there was a massive 16 percent decline in deaths. While […]

Polaris Acquires Indian, Plans to Revitalize Classic Brand

ATV and motorcycle manufacturer Polaris has announced that it has acquired the Indian brand of motorcycles, positioning the company to take a greater share of the popular cruiser bike segment in America. Indian was the first American motorcycle manufacturer, although the original company went out of business in 1953. In 2006, the brand was restarted […]

U.S. Lawmakers Want Agency to Focus on Motorcycle Crash Prevention

U.S. lawmakers want a federal traffic safety agency to concentrate on motorcycle crash prevention and rider education — instead of trying to lobby state lawmakers to enact mandatory helmet laws, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and his colleagues plan to introduce a resolution May 2 in support of continuing […]

New Sturgis Road Show™ Magazine Marks Final Countdown to Event

Time Running Out On Advance Tickets & Online Hotel Deals for World Premiere Event. Today marks seven days until the doors open on Friday, April 15 at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center (FSC) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania for the world premiere of the 2011 Sturgis Road Show™. Event promoter John Detrick, CEO of […]