Strathcona County RCMP are reminding motorists that July is motorcycle safety month. “The Strathcona County RCMP, along with its law-enforcement partners, will be out in full force to ensure the safe driving behaviours of all motorists, with added focus on motorcyclists,” said Const. Chantelle Kelly, media liaison with Strathcona County RCMP.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, on average, there's about 2,300 crashes each year in Wisconsin that involve motorcyclists and result in some type of injury. The Ride Safe course includes eight hours of classroom style instruction that students complete at home before attending their first classroom session with a group, which then prepares them for hands-on riding exercises in a controlled, off-street environment.
Dual-sport riding and the adventure-bike market are big these days. Even if you have no Boorman/McGregor ambitions, dual-sport bikes can expand your horizons to include both pavement and dirt roads into a single outing. Not only that but learning to ride off road is a great way to round out your skill set.
The Arizona Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Foundation (AMSAF) announces the award of a $250,000 grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (AZGOHS) and the Arizona Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council (AMSAC).
One Newfoundland paramedic could have died after he almost hit a moose on his motorcycle recently. But he didn't, and his joy at staying alive will make your day.
Safe Communities/Guelph-Eramosa Township is hosting a Motorcycle Rider/Co-Rider Awareness Day Sunday, July 10 at the Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre in Marden. The event will feature three riding seminars. Topics include Motocycling for Mature Riders, Dealing with Different Elements and Going, Going Gone... Trip Preparation.
It’s motorcycle season once again and the Medicine Hat Police Service is reminding motorists to be safe. Cst. Kurtis LaDouceur says riders need to remember any speed can be dangerous when riding a motorcycle.
"The freedom of it, the way it feels, it instantly hits something in you when you ride," he said. Green, who sells motorcycles at Bud's Harley-Davidson, said that with the thrill of riding comes the threat.
Morinville RCMP would like to remind that all drivers play a large role in motorcycle safety. On a motorcycle, a rider is vulnerable. Be aware of motorcyclists on the road and give them the space they need.
The lack of a state budget has put many programs on the edge of survival. One of the hundreds at financial risk is the UI Motorcycle Rider Program. It's been around since the 70's, but the uncertainty of funding could change services offered.