Notice: Undefined index: mime in /mnt/data/vhosts/casite-650542.cloudaccess.net/httpdocs/libraries/joomla/document/feed.php on line 215
Displaying items by tag: Nova Scotia - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Thu, 25 May 2017 14:19:49 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb N.S. man's custom-made wheelchair stolen on eve of accident anniversary https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5547-n-s-man-s-custom-made-wheelchair-stolen-on-eve-of-accident-anniversary https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5547-n-s-man-s-custom-made-wheelchair-stolen-on-eve-of-accident-anniversary

Bill Beaton Bill Beaton’s $5,400 custom-made wheelchair was stolen almost 13 years to the day since his motorcycle accident.

“It was so weird that it happened on the eve of my accident,” Beaton told CTV Atlantic. READ ON

  • Nova Scotia
  • Law & Politics
    ]]>
    News Feeds Wed, 24 May 2017 19:28:36 +0000
    Teenager airlifted from race track after motorcycle accident https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5518-teenager-airlifted-from-race-track-after-motorcycle-accident https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5518-teenager-airlifted-from-race-track-after-motorcycle-accident

    news feeds icon 150A teenage male needed to be airlifted from a motocross track in Kings County, N.S., after a crash Saturday afternoon, police say.

    RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Andrew Joyce said police received a call about the accident at about 3:30 p.m.  READ ON

    • Rider Down
    • Nova Scotia
      ]]>
      News Feeds Sat, 20 May 2017 20:01:50 +0000
      Halifax-area police focus on motorcycle safety at checkpoints, demonstrations https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5497-halifax-area-police-focus-on-motorcycle-safety-at-checkpoints-demonstrations https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5497-halifax-area-police-focus-on-motorcycle-safety-at-checkpoints-demonstrations

      RCMPIt's spring and that means the two-wheeled species of drivers are hitting the road.

      May is motorcycle month and police are targeting biker safety with awareness campaigns in the Halifax area. READ ON

       

      • Nova Scotia
      • Motorcycle Safety & Training
        ]]>
        News Feeds Mon, 15 May 2017 14:34:13 +0000
        Nova Scotia man with cystic fibrosis to ride motorcycle coast to coast https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5496-nova-scotia-man-with-cystic-fibrosis-to-ride-motorcycle-coast-to-coast https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5496-nova-scotia-man-with-cystic-fibrosis-to-ride-motorcycle-coast-to-coast

        Jim Best Jim Best of Lower Sackville, N.S., is getting ready for perhaps the most challenging motorcycle ride of his life — a trip from Halifax to Vancouver all while he struggles to breathe.

        The 34-year-old is doing it tor raise money for cystic fibrosis research. He's lived with the genetic disease all his life. READ ON

        • Nova Scotia
        • Lifestyle
        • Canada
        • Travel
          ]]>
          News Feeds Mon, 15 May 2017 14:31:07 +0000
          Motorcycle crash leads to impaired driving charges https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5430-motorcycle-crash-leads-to-impaired-driving-charges https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5430-motorcycle-crash-leads-to-impaired-driving-charges

          news feeds icon 150Police have charged a man with impaired driving for operating a motorcycle that went out of control and struck a tree Wednesday. 

          The driver, a 24-year-old from West Pubnico, was arrested. READ ON

          • Nova Scotia
          • Law & Politics
          • Rider Down
            ]]>
            News Feeds Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:15:45 +0000
            Kings County man dies after motorcycle hits dog https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5413-kings-county-man-dies-after-motorcycle-hits-dog https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5413-kings-county-man-dies-after-motorcycle-hits-dog

            NS tireA 66-year-old Centreville, N.S., man is dead after his motorcycle struck a dog in Kings County Monday afternoon, according to RCMP. 

            The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. in the community of Medford, near Canning. READ ON

            • Nova Scotia
            • Rider Down
              ]]>
              News Feeds Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:25:24 +0000
              Antigonish man charged after fleeing on motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5382-antigonish-man-charged-after-fleeing-on-motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5382-antigonish-man-charged-after-fleeing-on-motorcycle

              TRACADIE, NSTRACADIE, NS - A 48-year-old Antigonish County man faces several charges after fleeing from the RCMP on a motorcycle.

              At 3:40 p.m. on April 12, RCMP Eastern Traffic Services saw a motorcycle speeding on Highway 4 in Tracadie. READ ON

              • Nova Scotia
              • Law & Politics
                ]]>
                News Feeds Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:09:29 +0000
                'Dangerous' Sydney intersection to get upgrades, including traffic lights https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5379-dangerous-sydney-intersection-to-get-upgrades-including-traffic-lights https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5379-dangerous-sydney-intersection-to-get-upgrades-including-traffic-lights

                intersection The province says it will install traffic lights and turning lanes at a busy Sydney, N.S., intersection in an area where there's been multiple crashes in the past five years.

                Grand Lake Road is part of the Sydney-Glace Bay highway and the intersection will be installed at Yolanda Drive near the Kytes Hill subdivision. READ ON

                • Nova Scotia
                • Motorcycle Safety & Training
                  ]]>
                  bdbetty@telus.net (Editor) News Feeds Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:01:54 +0000
                  Trials on the Trails: Dual Sport Riding in Cape Breton https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5304-trials-on-the-trails-dual-sport-riding-in-cape-breton https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5304-trials-on-the-trails-dual-sport-riding-in-cape-breton

                  Cape BretonThe Cape Clear Snowmobile Club cabin was warm and dry, and most importantly, it was unlocked.

                  After a day of hammering a Beta 498 RR down the highway, I was cold, wet and tired, and needed a place to sleep. READ ON

                  • Motorsports
                  • Nova Scotia
                    ]]>
                    News Feeds Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:04:13 +0000
                    Would you want to live next to an outlaw biker gang? https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5165-would-you-want-to-live-next-to-an-outlaw-biker-gang https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5165-would-you-want-to-live-next-to-an-outlaw-biker-gang

                    biker gangsThere are some who believe the presence of outlaw bikers has a calming effect on a neighbourhood, but one expert says that's a myth.

                    In recent months, two clubs tied to well-known biker gangs have set up new bases in the Halifax area and their presence has some people in those areas worried. READ ON

                    • Nova Scotia
                    • Law & Politics
                      ]]>
                      News Feeds Sat, 31 Dec 2016 22:16:48 +0000