AMA Urges Extra Precautions During May: Motorcycle Awareness Month

AMA Urges Extra Precautions During May: Motorcycle Awareness Month

The American Motorcyclist Association urges extra precautions during May: Motorcycle Awareness Month The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is urging all road users to look around, check your mirrors, and consciously watch for motorcycles during Motorcycle Awareness Month in May 2012. Through legislative and gubernatorial proclamations around the country, May has been declared Motorcycle Awareness Month. […]

Annual “Ride To Work Day” Is June 18th

Annual "Ride To Work Day" Is June 18th

For the 21st year in a row, “Ride To Work Day” will encourage owners of motorcycles and scooters to commute on their two-wheeled vehicles.

AMA Wants Members To “Ride For A Cause”

AMA Wants Members To "Ride For A Cause"

April marks the American Motorcyclist Association’s annual Get Out and Ride! Month and this year each week is devoted to a different theme. The organization recently announced this week is Get Out and Ride For a Cause! Week, where motorcyclists are encouraged to donate their time to whatever charity they choose. The AMA is hoping […]

Virginia Bans Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Although motorcycle-only checkpoints are not all that uncommon across the country, the legality of these stops has been called into question in numerous states. The American Motorcyclist Association recently revealed that Virginia is the latest state to ban the practice. At rallies and rides across the country, police have sought to promote safety by setting […]

New Virginia Law Bars Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

In a victory for motorcyclists, Virginia is the latest state to bar motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Feb. 28, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed into law H.B. 187, which was introduced by Delegate C. Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah). The new law, which takes effect July 1, prohibits law enforcement agencies from establishing […]