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05-31-18

Clarence Bell Scholarship Award Winner Essay

“Something to Believe In”
“Search, Evaluate and Execute” apply to more than an acronym created by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation; these words are powerful when navigating life. We search for answers, we evaluate options and ultimately we execute on the decisions we make. read more...


05-31-18

MRF June 2018 Update

By Andy Kelly
I want to start with talking about ethanol. Back in the beginning of April, thirteen Senators from the corn states, co-signed and sent a letter to Mr. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), accusing him of undermining comments that the President made about renewable fuels. read more...


05-01-18

MRF May 2018 Update

By Andy Kelly
We will start with Infrastructure and the Highway Trust Fund that pays for highway and transit projects. Congressmen Jeff Denham, Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, from California, does not foresee any movement on bills to fund repairs and improvement to our highways. read more...


04-23-18

MRF April 2018 Update

By Andy Kelly
The National Governors Association (NGA) has issued their latest report “State Strategies to Reduce Highway and Traffic Fatalities and Injuries” and called it “A Roadmap for States.” All the statistics in this report are from 2016 and it sadly reported there was an increase of 5.6 % in fatalities in 2016 over 2015.
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03-08-18

MRF March 2018 Update

By Andy Kelly
I feel a lot of people in Pennsylvania already know this but Congressman Bill Shuster, who represents the 9th district, announced he is stepping down at the end of his term in Congress. As most of us know Congressman Shuster is Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. read more...


03-08-18

33rd ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AND LEGISLATIVE SEMINAR UPDATE

Harrisburg, PA – The Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (ABATE of PA) hosted its annual Leadership and Legislative Seminar on January 26, 27, 2018 at the Red Lion Hotel in Harrisburg, PA. The event attracted a crowd of 406 politically active motorcyclists from Pennsylvania and surrounding states, in a tradition of successful meetings and fundraising for BikePAC, the motorcyclist political action committee. read more...


02-05-18

33rd ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AND LEGISLATIVE SEMINAR

By Carol "Popcorn" Umbenhauer
Harrisburg, PA - The Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (ABATE of PA) hosted its annual Leadership and Legislative Seminar on January 26, 27, 2018 at the Red Lion Hotel in Harrisburg, PA. The event attracted a crowd of 406 politically active motorcyclists from Pennsylvania and surrounding states, in a tradition of successful meetings and fundraising for BikePAC, the motorcyclist political action committee. read more...


02-05-18

MRF February Update

By Andy Kelly
At the time I am writing this 2017 is coming to an end. I will take this opportunity to write about what the MRF has accomplished this year. read more...


01-14-18

STATE POOL TOURNAMENT PLANNED

By Joe Dixon
ABATE of PA chapters are presently holding their pool tournament to decide who will represent them at the District shoot offs. Then each district will be sending their winners to the state pool tournament. The state pool tournament will take place on Saturday, February 17, 2018. read more...


01-14-18

MRF January Update

By Andy Kelly
Let’s begin with self-driving/autonomous vehicles. In the beginning of November Senator John Thune, from South Dakota, Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee and three other Senators introduced Bill S.1588, “American Vision for Safer Transportation through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies Act” or the “AV START ACT.” read more...


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