Motorcycle riders can be particularly vulnerable when they take to the highway. This month marks a special nationwide campaign to raise awareness for rider safety. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration declared May Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.
This Victoria Day weekend, people across Ontario will head out on the highway on their motorcycles, or put their boats in the water to mark the unofficial start of summer.
“We always try to tell people, it’s not if you’re going to have an accident, it’s when you’re going to have an accident,” said Motorcycle Mall General Manager Richard Gonnello. Gonnello is the general manager of the largest motorcycle dealership on the East Coast. Around 100 people visit Motorcycle Mall every day.
California Highway Patrol personnel are planning a “motorcycle safety enforcement operation” on Highway 41, one of the primary routes to Yosemite National Park, starting Saturday. May has been designated “Motorcycle Awareness Month” in California, says CHP Officer Josh McConnell.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) on Wednesday signed a pact with IndusInd Bank to offer retail finance to customers in order to boost its domestic growth. The company has signed a memorandum of understanding with IndusInd Bank offering vehicle loans at a rate of interest of 18% on all Honda two-wheeler models, HMSI said in a statement.
As the temperatures rise, more cars and motorcyclists are sharing the road. But two fatal crashes in the last weekend show how quickly that road can turn deadly, especially when you're on a motorcycle.
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and that hasn’t gone unnoticed by protective eyewear maker, Wiley X. Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month – instituted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) – receives support from many state highway patrol and safety organizations across the US.
Last year (2015) marked the first year that more than half of the motorcyclists who have died in OPP-investigated collisions were killed through no fault of their own. Some startling statistics from the OPP for motorcyclists and off-road vehicle riders today an they show even safe motorcyclists are paying a heavy price.
A national campaign aimed at making Canada's roads the safest in the world starts tomorrow. Canada Road Safety Week is a police initiative designed to remind people that an essential part of the enforcement component is to save lives and reduce injuries on the road.
Riders with a Quebec City motorcycle club have been rattled by the deaths of Alain Boutin, 65, and his wife, Sylvie Boutin-Lachance, 58, fatally injured while riding in a convoy of five motorcycles on a club outing on Saturday. The pair was killed while travelling westbound on Highway 216 near Saint-Nazaire-de-Dorchester, southeast of Quebec City, at about 2 p.m. on Saturday.