Play By The Rules Senator Lautenberg


Power. n. “The energy or motive force by which a physical system or machine is operated;” or “A person, group, or nation having great influence or control over others.” In 1887 the English Catholic historian Lord Acton said, ““Power tends… Continue Reading


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


Florida Governor Rick Scott Proclaims May 2011 as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

 Tallahassee, FL,  April 26, 2011 – ABATE of Florida, Inc., Florida’s largest Motorcycle Rights Organization,thanks Rick Scott, Florida’s newest  Governor, for recognizing  the  large  volume of motorcycles operating in Florida, and the safety and awareness concerns surrounding the dangers of… Continue Reading


Arizona Congresswoman Part of Motorcycle Fraternity

photo from Hell for Leather.com

By now you probably know more about Arizona representative Gabrielle Giffords than you do about your own Congressman or woman but there’s one fact that only a few of the mainstream media is reporting.  Representative Giffords is an avid motorcyclist.  A… Continue Reading


National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Thumbs Nose at Congress and Discriminates Against Motorcycles

Troopers in Georgia to set up "motorcycle only checkpoints"

The Motorcycle Riders Foundation has learned from a source at the US Department of Transportation that they have funded the motorcycle only roadside checkpoints. NHTSA decided to fund the program despite being asked by Congress not to fund the program… Continue Reading


Motorcycle Deaths Decrease in 2009

Fewer Motorcyclists Die in 2009

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — In what can only be considered good news for motorcyclists, federal officials have reported that motorcycling deaths on the nation’s roads dropped by 16 percent in 2009 compared to the previous year, according to the American Motorcyclist… Continue Reading


Too Much Too Drink? Park in a POD


Motorcyclists in Colorado who feel they’ve have too much to drink can lock up their bike in a metal storage shed called a POD.  It’s a program that started in Wisconsin and is expanding to other states.   The Colorado… Continue Reading


NHTSA Funds Motorcycle Only Checkpoints


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