Fifty Congress Members Oppose Motorcycle Checkpoints

Fifty Congress Members Oppose Motorcycle Checkpoints

Fifty members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed their names to a new bill that would prevent the U.S. Department of Transportation from providing federal funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints, according to the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA).

50 U.S. Lawmakers Oppose Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

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Some 50 U.S. House members have signed onto a bill that would bar the U.S. transportation secretary from providing funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The measure, H.R. 904 authored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), would prohibit the transportation secretary from providing grants or any funds to a state, county, town, township, […]

Motorcycle Maniac: Commuting To Work On Your Motorcycle

Commuting to work on your motorcycle

June 18 was the American Motorcyclist Association’s annual “Ride to Work Day,” and I must say I did notice a few more bikes than usual out on the highways in the morning.

AMA Responds To Helmet Study

AMA Responds To Helmet Study

A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found universal motorcycle helmet laws saved states nearly four times as much money as areas with no laws.

CDC: Helmet Laws Save Money

CDC: Helmet Laws Save Money

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows universal helmet laws save money in the states where they are enacted. The CDC has always been pro-helmet, pointing to studies that motorcycle fatality rates decrease in the states that require all riders to wear motorcycle helmets. However, this report took an […]