VA Police offer free Motorcycle Safety Course

VA Police offer free Motorcycle Safety Course

Virginia State Police have invited local residents to take part in a free motorcycle safety course and self-assessment called “Ride 2 Save Lives” this Saturday. It is a free course that will be held Saturday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Morton’s BMW Motorcycles located at 5099 Jefferson Davis Highway in Fredericksburg. Space is limited to 30 people. According to a press release from Public Relations Director…

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Motorcycle Helmet Law Rejected by WV Senate

WV Senate Rejects Helmet Law

The West Virginia Senate rejected a law today that would have allowed some motorcycle riders to leave their helmet at home. Senators voted against the bill in it’s third reading today. It would have allowed motorcycle riders to travel without a helmet if they’re older than 18 and have had their license longer than a year. Current state law requires riders to wear protective helmets at all times on the road.…

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Virginia Tech Motorcycle Crash Study Results

MSF Virginia Tech Motorcycle Crash Study

What do you learn if you pick 100 riders, put five video cameras and data-logging equipment on their motorcycles and record them for a total of 366,667 miles? Several things, some of which we knew, some surprising. Intersections are dangerous. We either need to pay better attention or work on our braking techniques, because we crash into the back of other vehicles way too often. We’re not good enough at…

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Motorcyclists Raise $126k for Charity

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Motorcyclists combined to raise more than $126,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation at two Ride for Kids events on June 6. Atlanta’s 33rd annual Ride for Kids began and ended at the Cumming Fairgrounds. More than 450 participants rode in honor of local brain tumor survivors A.J., Amelia, Anna, Axton, Caroline, Catherine, Chayton, Christian, Colton, Coty, Dominique, Frederick, Jarrod, Jayden, Julia, Justin, Juan, Maddie, Mandy, Mao, Marlayna, Marshall, Stacy,…

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