Senate Votes To Keep Recreational Trails Program

Senate Votes To Keep Recreational Trails Program

The U.S. Senate has voted to approve new legislation that will preserve the federal Recreational Trails Program (RTP) for at least two more years, according to the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). RTP trails make up a large portion of the terrain that is officially approved for use by ATVs, dirt bikes, side-by-sides and other off-highway […]

AACA Museum Presents Collection Of 1970s Off-Road Bikes

The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum recently announced its next major motorcycle exhibit – “Dusty Jewels: Off-Road Motorcycles of the 1970s,” which will open to the public on April 3. The museum, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, will showcase more than 20 off-road motorcycles from the era where riding on two wheels was at […]

Obama Signs Lead Law-Exemption Bill for Kids’ Off-Highway Vehicles

In a victory for families who enjoy responsible motorized recreation, President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to allow the sale of kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) to continue, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Aug. 12, Obama signed into law H.R. 2715, introduced by Reps. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) and G.K. Butterfield […]

75 Federal Lawmakers Now Support Kids Just Want to Ride Act

A bill that would exempt kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from a law that effectively bans their sale at the end of the year is gaining more support in Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Seventy-five U.S. House members now support the bill — H.R. 412, the Kids Just Want to Ride Act, introduced by […]

U.S. House Subcommittee Approves Changes to ‘Lead Law’

A key U.S. House subcommittee has approved legislation to address flaws in the law that effectively bans the sale of kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) at the end of the year, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On May 12, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade approved and sent to the full Committee on Energy […]