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11-23-20

PAMSP Oversight Committee

By Angel Maniscalco
2020 has certainly been an interesting year for us all, and no less so for the PA Motorcycle Safety Program! In forming the Oversight Committee, we - as actual motorcyclists - are one step closer to being able to guide the program into reaching its full potential. read more...


11-23-20

MRF and YOU

By Andy Kelly
I don’t think many people in Pennsylvania realize how important the MRF is—what it has done in the past for motorcyclists, what it is doing for them presently, and what it can do for ABATE and the motorcyclists in this great country. read more...


09-15-20

Governor Wolf Allows HB 2463 to Become Law

Both the House and Senate, Republicans and Democrats voted unanimously to pass House Bill 2463. Now, Act 77 of 2020, the new law prevents the governor from ordering state agencies to ignore requests for public records and information during an emergency declaration or suspending responses unless additional time is necessary. read more...


09-15-20

New PA laws includes several addressing COVID-19 pandemic

Among a slew of laws signed by Gov. Tom Wolf earlier this summer, several respond directly to the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor signed 14 bills into law in late July, the end product of an eventful legislative session marked by proxy voting, zoom committee meetings and hearings, a stopgap five-month state budget and changes in the House leadership. read more...


09-10-20

MRF SEPTEMBER 2020 Update

By Andy Kelly
I hope everyone reading this realizes and agrees that YOU are the motorcyclists’ first line of defense. Your participation, membership and other means of financial support are what give the MRF and Abate the ammunition they need to help keep our freedom. read more...


08-11-20

MRF AUGUST 2020 Update

By Andy Kelly
On July 1 the full House of Representative passed H.R.2, the “Invest in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act” (INVEST). This bill includes five provisions that protect motorcyclists and acknowledge their unique place in the transportation system. read more...


06-06-20

Motorcycle Fatalities Decline for the Third Year

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released the “Early Estimate of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities in 2019,” where the preliminary numbers show that motorcycle fatalities decreased 1% from 2018 to 2019. read more...


05-05-20

MRF MAY 2020 Update

By Andy Kelly
The Harris Poll conducted its 7th annual survey on behalf of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) between January 17-23 of this year. read more...


04-13-20

MRF APRIL 2020 Update

By Andy Kelly
Senators Ron Johnson (Wisconsin) and Gary Peters (Minnesota) have introduced Bill S.5234. This is a companion bill to H.R.5234, Motorcyclist Advisory Council Reauthorization Act. This bipartisan legislation aims to define the membership seats of the Motorcyclist Advisory Council (MAC) to ensure more national motorcycle organizations are represented and authorizes the council for six years. read more...


04-13-20

MAY IS MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AND AWARENESS MONTH

By Sonnie
With riding season here, putting an end to our PMS (Parked Motorcycle Syndrome) it is even more important to remind all motorists to be alert and share the road with us to help keep us safe. read more...


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