Motorcycle Awareness Gets Attention On Capitol Hill

Motorcycle Awareness Gets Attention On Capitol Hill

The importance of drivers watching for motorcycles, and motorcyclists riding safely, got some much-needed attention in Washington, D.C., on May 22. U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin (R-Ark.), co-chairman of the Congressional Motorcycle Caucus, made a statement for the record noting May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and stressed the importance of motorcycle safety. “Drivers’ failure to see […]

Allstate Turns Attention To Motorcycle Safety

Allstate Turns Attention To Motorcycle Safety

Insurance companies know, probably better than anyone, about the dangers of the roads. That’s why it makes sense for Allstate to join in on National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, which is going on this May. The company started its efforts by donating warning signs that alert motorists of motorcycles on the road and is striving to […]

Congress Creates Official Motorcycle Safety Caucus

Congress Creates Official Motorcycle Safety Caucus

The Congressional Motorcycle Caucus has officially been registered for the 113th Congress, marking the fourth consecutive session at which the group has been formed. Comprised of bipartisan politicians from a number of states, the CMC aims to address major issues that involve motorcycles while also improving safety. “I look forward to growing the Motorcycle Caucus […]

Congressional Motorcycle Caucus Formed In US House

Congressional Motorcycle Caucus Formed In US House

U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) and Tim Griffin (R-Ark.) are serving as co-chairmen of the Congressional Motorcycle Caucus for the new 113th Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The bi-partisan caucus, which has existed for many years, was formally recognized by the House for the new Congress. Official caucuses must register and be recognized at […]

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. […]