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ama spring bike night – may 18th

Celebrating 100 years with our fellow bikers at AMA HQ in Pickerington Ohio from 5 to 9pm The weather has been a nail biter this entire week but SO FAR as of this post the weather looks good. If you are in the area please stop out and say Hi to Region 9 and your […]
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End Of mrf Roadshow Trail – Oregon

The “Roadshow” is the Motorcycle Riders Foundation’s (MRF) unofficial nickname for the time we spend visiting States from the first of the year through our arrival in Washington D.C. for Bikers Inside the Beltway. Getting out into the States and meeting with bikers is a critical part of what MRF Board Members do. Listening to […]
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NHTSA Digs Deeper On Tesla Crashes

This week the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) notified Tesla that the company must provide additional information about a recent software recall and update of the Autopilot feature. The recall was announced in December of 2023 and was intended to improve Tesla’s driver-engagement systems, which are used to monitor whether drivers are safely operating […]
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call to action – congressional joint resolution

Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate are again trying to push back on new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules compelling over half of all new vehicles sold to be electric by 2032. The new bills, H.J. Res 136 and S.J. Res 75 would overturn the rules announced in April by the EPA.  These […]
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May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

Support From H. Res. 1179 This week, the leadership of the House Motorcycle Caucus introduced H. Res. 1179, expressing support for the designation of May 2024 as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Tim Walberg (MI), Rep. Troy Balderson (OH), Rep. Michael Burgess (TX), Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ), and Rep. Derrick Van Orden […]
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MRF Flash Release

April 26, 2024 Congressional Joint Resolution on EPA Friday morning, Congressman Andrew Clyde of Georgia and 30 cosponsors introduced a Congressional Review Act (CRA) joint resolution of disapproval to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) tailpipe emissions rule. The joint resolution aims to overturn the EPA’s new emission standards, announced in March, that would compel […]
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Another Biker Killed by tesla utilizing automated driving mode

April 26, 2024 Once again, Tesla is in the news and there is tragic news for bikers. A fatal crash involving a motorcyclist and Tesla near Seattle, WA, made national news when the driver of the Tesla admitted the incident occurred while the Tesla was operating in “autopilot” mode. According to the police report, the driver looked down at his […]
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IIHS Updates Crash Ratings

April 25, 2024 Today the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced updated ratings for vehicle-to-vehicle front crash prevention tests to address crashes that occur at higher speeds and those in which the struck vehicle is a motorcycle or large truck. This is the first time the IIHS has done this type of test involving motorcycles. The IIHS is […]
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MRF Agenda gets STEAM Power

MRF Agenda Gets STEAM Power Last weekend, ABATE of South Dakota hosted the 34th Annual Heartland Seminar to Educate and Motivate (STEAM) event in Sioux Falls, SD. Riders from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin gathered to share information about how the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) and state motorcyclist rights organizations […]
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Senate Tries, Fails to stop epa

On April 18th, the U.S. Senate attempted to prohibit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using funds to implement the Biden Administration’s new rule on tailpipe emissions. The EPA regulation would require automakers to sell more electric vehicles and hybrids by gradually tightening limits on tailpipe pollution levels starting in 2026. The bill, S. […]
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