New Hampshire Senator Condemns Federal Interference In Helmet Laws

Federal legislators are still debating the Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Improvement Act of 2011, which could have big repercussions for motorcycle riders. While the issue of motorcycle helmet laws has been left up to the states in the past, several versions of the bill have included an amendment that would indirectly force states to […]

American Motorcyclist Association Supports Senator’s Stand On Helmets

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) praised U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) for standing up against a proposal that would have indirectly forced states to pass mandatory helmet laws. U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) was poised to introduce the proposal on Dec. 14 during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on S. 1449 — […]

New Traffic Bill Proposal Keeps Motorcycle Power In State Hands

Many of the laws that govern motorcyclists, such as those that deal with motorcycle helmets, are enforced at state and local levels. Recent legislation proposed in the Senate is looking to ensure that it will stay that way for at least a few more years, reports Cycle News. The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee […]

Roger Lee Hayden Films PSA For Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle safety is one of the foremost issues in the riding world, with battles going on in just about every state over motorcycle helmet laws. While many motorcyclists feel that they should have the option of wearing what they want out on the road, that doesn’t stop the issue of safety education from being important. […]

Massachusetts Bikers Argue For The Economics Of No Helmet Laws

The battle over motorcycle helmets is popping up in just about every state in the country. In states that have no helmet laws, safety advocates are trying to get them passed. In states with laws already in place, bikers are trying to get them overturned. The latter is the case in Massachusetts, where motorcyclists are […]