Distracted Driving Is Deadly Driving

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The perils of distracted driving take a front seat during May, which is designated as national Motorcycle Awareness Month. The initiative, supported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, encourages drivers to watch for motorcycles and understand that motorcycle riders enjoy the same rights and privileges as operators of other vehicles. The slogans are everywhere, […]

Governors’ Report: Motorcyclist Fatalities Fell 7 Percent In 2013

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For the second time in five years, motorcyclist fatalities are projected to decrease, according to a report released May 6 by the Governors Highway Safety Association, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. Dr. James Hedlund of Highway Safety North, a former senior official with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, authored the “Spotlight on Safety” report, […]

Drivers And Riders Should Take Safety Precautions This Summer

Drivers And Riders Should Take Safety Precautions This Summer

Much like riding a bicycle or driving a car, throwing your leg over a motorcycle and going for a ride takes a lot of practice. Since the weather has warmed up across the country, more and more riders are taking to the roads every day, which is why May is designated as Motorcycle Safety Awareness […]

New Proposal Calls For Minimum Sound Requirements In Electric Vehicles

New Proposal Calls For Minimum Sound Requirements In Electric Vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed setting a federal standard that would require all electric vehicles to have minimum sound levels in order to alert pedestrians of their approach.

Vega Recalls More Than 30,000 Motorcycle Helmets

Vega Recalls More Than 30,000 Motorcycle Helmets

The popular motorcycle gear manufacturer Vega Helmet Corp. is recalling more than 30,000 of its XTS helmets after it was found that the gear may not adequately protect riders in the event of a crash.