|WHAT IS ABATE of Ohio, Inc.?
ABATE of Ohio, inc., (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the rights, improving the image, and promoting the safe operating practices of Ohio motorcyclists.
Other goals of ABATE of Ohio, Inc., include events for memebers, fund raising for charities, and ABATE. We gather and disseminate information pertinent to the promotion of motorcycling and the lifes style of motorcycling.
We monitor legislative activity in regard to laws affecting motorcyclists, especially those designed to restrict our freedom of choice
We mount vigorous campaigns for motorcycle education and related safety programs.
Support the American Motorcycle Association (AMA).
Support the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF).
We are involved in political awareness, encouraging members to register and vote, and to become more politically active.
ABATE of Ohio, Inc., is open to all persons 18 years and older having an interest in preserving personal freedoms and sharing our goals. Owning a motorcycle is not necessary.
ABATE of Ohio, Inc., members recieve a newsletter covering important issues and events ... local, regional, national and international.
|Statement of Position
....and activity to promote that postition.
ABATE is a freeedom of chioce organization, dedicated to the pre,mise that the individual is best suited to decide the type of motorcycle to ride, type of safety gear worn ... and personal life-style.
The prmary objective of ABATE is to monitor motorcycle related legislation and encourage all members to become policatly involved ... so as to effect postive legislation and deter that of a negative nature.
Through public forums, writing letters and meeting elected representatives, ABATE members have the opportunity to speak their side of the issues, and educate government leaders about the needs and desires of Ohio Motorcyclists.
The Legislative Director and Regional Coordinators help facilitate these efforts; and, when necessary, provide a communication link between the group and elected officials.
ABATE of Ohio, Inc., provides to its members a comprehensive Legal Services Program. A 24 hour toll free number (1-800-25-RIDER) puts the participants in touch with attorneys, accident investigation experts; and in the event of an accident, provides medical and personal information to emergency medical workers.
ABATE of Ohio, Inc., provides $3,500 of Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance provided through American Income Life Insurance Company to every member. In addition we work with a number of insurance agents in Ohio that will provide the member with affordable, reliable insurance. For more information contact the ABATE State Office.