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05-26-10

FHWA MOTORCYCLE ADVISORY COUNCIL

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently convened its Motorcycle Advisory Council (MAC) to discuss motorcycles and how they relate to the country’s transportation infrastructure, and make recommendations to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation. The Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) is a member of the MAC and attends all council meetings. In addition to council members, the MAC invites specialists from the government, industry and universities, with the goal of reducing motorcycle crashes and injuries to motorcyclists. They carefully consider the small road signature of motorcycles and the how they interact with the roads, bridges and barriers of this country. This was the 8th time the council has met over 4 years. read more...


05-25-10

Motorcycle and Scooter Annual Ride To Work Day is Monday, June 21st

Look for more motorcycles and scooters this year on June twenty-first. The date marks the nineteenth annual worldwide " Ride to Work Day" event. An estimated one million riders become two-wheeled commuters on that day to help demonstrate that riding is an efficient, economical form of personal transportation. Participant-riders are of all ages, occupations and from all walks of life. read more...


05-25-10

PENNDOT REMINDS DRIVERS TO SHARE ROAD WITH MOTORCYCLES

Harrisburg – With Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in full gear across Pennsylvania, PennDOT today reminded all drivers to share the road and watch for motorcycles. read more...


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