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Friday, 20 May 2016 13:25

Motorcycle crackdown planned

news feeds icon 150California 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.

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most driversHonda 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.

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Motorcycle safetyAs 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.

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Wiley XMay 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.

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Disturbing motorcycleLast 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.  

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Monday, 16 May 2016 13:58

Canada Road Safety Week kicks off Tuesday

Road SafetyA 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.

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Motorcycle safetyRiders 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.

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news feeds icon 150Sandwich Mayor Rick Olson, Somonauk Village President Aaron Grandgeorge, Yorkville Mayor Gary Golinski, Plano Mayor Bob Hausler, Oswego Village President Gail Johnson, Little Rock Township Supervisor Frank Carreno III and DeKalb Township Supervisor Eric Johnson recently signed proclamations proclaiming that May is Motorcycle Awareness Month.

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Sandals ResortsSANDALS Resorts International (SRI) has undertaken to sponsor a series of Back to Basics Motorcycle Safety Workshops, amidst the country’s startling statistics of motorcycle fatalities in recent years. The first of the workshops will take place on Sunday at Sandals Whitehouse, with others planned for later this year.

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news feeds icon 150When Tyus and Anita Butler crashed their motorcycle May 7, Coroner Parks Evans said they both were wearing helmets. Still, Anita Butler, the wife of a pastor and beloved at her church, died.

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