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She Survived Cancer & Motorcycle Wreck But Couldn’t Survive Getting Hit By A Car

Talk about irony.  Sally Ann Okuly survived cancer and the motorcycle wreck that left her house bound for 6 months.  But the grim reaper wasn’t going to be denied so the first day she ventured outside her house to walk… Continue Reading

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Three Russian Dash Cams Capture Horrific Motorcycle Crash

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WARNING! Graphic Video of three different dash cams from Russian drivers who caught this inexplicable motorcycle accident on video. What makes this so crazy is there’s no reason for the motorcycle operator to do what he apparently did.

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No Surprise, Older Riders Wind Up in Hospital More Often After Crash

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A study in the journal Injury Prevention  found motorcyclists over the age of 60 are three times more likely to be hospitalized after a crash than their younger counterparts. The study analysed data between 2001 to 2008 from the US National Electronic Injury… Continue Reading

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American Motorcyclist Association Raises Questions About New Federal Transportation Bill

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is asking some pointed questions related to motorcycling priorities following a news conference by a powerful U.S. House committee chairman. Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and… Continue Reading

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Lawmakers Back Ban on Funding for Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints, Want Focus on Motorcycle Crash Prevention

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Federal lawmakers have sent a bipartisan letter to the leadership of a key U.S. House committee to urge support for a bill that prohibits federal funding for motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association(AMA) reports. The lawmakers are also urging… Continue Reading

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Federal lawmakers oppose state lobbying by safety agency

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and his colleagues introduced House Resolution 239 on May 2 to retain the ban on state and local lobbying by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The bi-partisan resolution instead urges the… Continue Reading

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U.S. lawmakers want agency to focus on motorcycle crash prevention

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — U.S. lawmakers want a federal traffic safety agency to concentrate on motorcycle crash prevention and rider education — instead of trying to lobby state lawmakers to enact mandatory helmet laws, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.)… Continue Reading

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When NOBLE Takes Over Your Life

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By Scott Cochran, Editor I was tempted to dig through the morgue where we keep our back issues to see how many times I’ve written an editorial on helmets. But then I realized this rant isn’t about helmets, it’s more… Continue Reading

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NHTSA Funds Motorcycle Only Checkpoints

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — A federal traffic safety agency is offering law enforcement agencies hundreds of thousands of dollars to set up checkpoints that target only motorcyclists, and the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) wants to know why. The AMA has asked… Continue Reading

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Stuntwoman Dies On Interstate

The LA Times is reporting that 28-year-old April Erin Stirton was killed yesterday on the 101 interstate when she fell off her motorcycle after losing control and was struck by the vehicle she was passing.  Police are not saying what… Continue Reading