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Posted on by MPJulian

Imagine you just purchased a brand new Suzuki GSX-R1000 motorcycle two months ago, and it was stolen right before your eyes as you were eating in your favorite restaurant. Not to worry, you are fully protected by the full coverage motorcycle insurance policy your motorcycle lender required you to get. Right? In most cases, not exactly, if you look into the details of the motorcycle insurance policy you purchased. The reason is that most full coverage motorcycle insurance policies will (...)
Source: www.EzineArticles.com
Posted on by Anthony Kodack

Get ready to be inspired, because the same man who taught Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jim Carrey and Martin Lawrence (long before "Wild Hogs") to ride motorcycles is the same man who can teach you about being safe on a bike. And he is as close as the north end of the Valley College campus. Michael "Red" Runyon is the guy with the Hollywood clientele and a down home approach rooted in his West Virginia upbringing. "Proper preparation always prevents poor (...)
Source: www.lavalleystar.com
Posted on by Anthony Kodack

Road America has announced the creation of its Road America Motorcycle School. The Road America Motorcycle School is endorsed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT). Successful completion of the school’s basic rider course enables participants to obtain a Class M endorsement on their driver’s license from the WisDOT. Two MSF-designed courses will be offered by Road America: the Basic Rider Course (BRC) and the Experienced Rider (...)
Posted on by Anthony Kodack 1

Lawmakers and safety advocates in eight states are pushing for new motorcycle helmet laws in a new trend sparked by soaring motorcyclist fatalities and last year’s crash of NFL star Ben Roethlisberger. The effort to require helmets marks a more controversial approach to motorcycle safety than previous efforts stressing rider training and motorist education. Proposed helmet laws have been strongly opposed by rider groups such as American Bikers Aimed Toward Education (ABATE), which say (...)
Source: www.usatoday.com
Posted on by Anthony Kodack

Powerful motorcycles could have their top speed capped to try to cut the number of riders killed in accidents, an influential group of MPs said Thursday. Electronic speed limiters, already fitted on some scooters and high-performance bikes, could be required by law if the government adopts the committee’s ideas. "Motorcycle accident rates are far too high. They have been for 10 years," the House of Commons’ Transport Committee said in a report. "It is time to consider radical (...)
Source: www.reuters.com
Posted on by Anthony Kodack

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), when comparing a automobile to a motorcycle rider the motorcycle rider has a 35 percent greater chance of getting hurt or dying in a automobile accident compared to a driver in a automobile. When wearing a helmet it is less likely that the motorcyclists will receive a serious head injury and more likely to survive the accident according to the The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Safety helmets for (...)
Posted on by Anthony Kodack 1

The Motorcycle Action Group welcomes the Government’s Traffic Advisory Leaflet in which it expresses support for facilitating motorcycling as a choice of travel within a safe and sustainable transport framework. The document lists all the positive points that MAG has repeatedly made about the advantages of motorcycling to society in general and now revises former guidance that was biased against the principle of access to bus lanes by motorcyclists. While final responsibility for bus lane (...)
Posted on by Anthony Kodack 1

A bill to require helmets for children riding motorcycles was sent back to committee on a voice vote today after a two-hour fight in the state Senate. The Senate had been expected to cast its first official vote on the House Bill 1117, but in an unexpected move a handful of Democrats joined Republicans to stall the controversial measure. Republicans railed against the measure, saying it expands the slow erosion of parental rights and freedoms to decide what’s best for their children. (...)
Source: www.rockymountainnews.com

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