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09-07-10

Wounded Vets Project

In July I visited seven State Capitols to meet government officials and veteran’s representatives to discuss the critical need for medical facilities for TBI (Traumatic Brain Injuries). read more...


09-07-10

Mason Dixon’s Volleyball Tournament

BENEFITS “CHRISTMAS FOR KIDS”

The summer of 2010 was a blast for the Mason Dixon chapter. Located in Adams and York County, the membership works hard in raising money for the Pete Kuhns memorial, ‘Christmas for kids’ campaign. In June there was a volleyball tournament held at Goofy’s Eatery in York County. read more...


08-03-10

Pilot study offers insight for larger federal investigation of motorcycle crashes

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published the results from a pilot study that tested methodologies to be used in a more in-depth investigation into motorcycle crashes, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The larger study is now under way at the Oklahoma Transportation Center, a well-respected research facility, under the supervision of Oklahoma State University (OSU). read more...


08-03-10

Pennsylvania Turnpike Update

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission offers a 25% discount for motorcyclists who use E-ZPass. Those paying cash for a toll cannot receive the discount. Motorcycle riders must have purchased their E-ZPass through the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to qualify for the discount.
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07-29-10

EPA Updating Noise Emission Standards

The Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) has learned that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is updating the regulation that governs all motorcycle noise emissions. The EPA has sent a letter to various private companies located in the USA, that import or build motorcycle exhausts intended for use in the USA, asking the companies to disclose sensitive financial and business plan information, as well as trade secrets. read more...


06-28-10

South Carolina Supreme Court strikes down Myrtle Beach helmet law

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- In a victory against motorcycle discrimination, the South Carolina Supreme Court has struck down a Myrtle Beach, S.C., law that required riders to wear helmets within the city limits, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The measure was one of more than a dozen designed to keep motorcyclists out of Myrtle Beach.
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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...


04-30-10

Senator Clarence D. Bell Scholarship Winning Essays

Here are the two Senator Clarence Bell Scholarship winners for 2010. Presentation of their scholarship winnings will be presented at the upcoming Motorcyclists Rights Rally on Monday, May 24, 2010 at noon at the capitol. read more...


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