The Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (RPM Act, S. 203) was reintroduced in the House by Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.). The bi-partisan RPM Act would ensure that converting motor vehicles into competition-only vehicles remains legal. Street motorcycles are considered motor vehicles under the Clean Air Act.
Jan 12, 2017
On Dec. 5, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requested comments on its Visual-Manual NHTSA Driver Distraction Guidelines for Portable and Aftermarket Devices. The deadline to submit comments is Feb. 3.
The American Motorcyclist Association applauds NHTSA for its effort, because … Continue reading
Jan 9, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Motorcyclists across the country were discouraged to find out that the Federal Highway Administration will only require one motorcyclist to serve on an Advisory Council supposedly dedicated to representing those who ride. The Motorcyclist Advisory Council, a newly reestablished group, is supposed to serve … Continue reading
January 2017 (source: American Motorcyclist Assn)
National and Regional News
CLOVIS, Calif. – Sierra National Forest officials are requesting public input for the 2018 State Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Grant funding and proposal submission cycle. As part of the application process, forest officials are requesting input on ideas from … Continue reading
Dec 21, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC – In October, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) unveiled a new initiative dedicated to eliminating all traffic-related deaths in thirty years. “Road to Zero” is the concept that achieving zero traffic-related deaths is achievable through new policies and solutions. First initiated in Sweden in … Continue reading
Dec 16, 2016
As we edge closer to the end of 2016 and begin to look towards 2017 and all that we want to achieve on behalf of bikers’ rights, it’s important to reflect on the successes we’ve achieved this year. Below is a partial list of some of the … Continue reading