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. […]

GHSA Praises Motorcycle Safety Changes

GHSA Praises Motorcycle Safety Changes

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) praised the efforts of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) after it released an evaluation of motorcycle safety practices.

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 […]

Michigan Bikers May Soon Be Free To Choose Whether To Wear Helmets

Michigan Bikers May Soon Be Free To Choose Whether To Wear Helmets

Motorcyclists in Michigan may soon have the freedom of choosing to wear a motorcycle helmet or not when they go out for a ride. The Michigan Senate recently approved a repeal of the helmet requirement in the state. If the governor signs off on the legislation as well, riders over the age of 21 who […]