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Motorcycle SafetyYou can hear the growl of motorcycles on the roads already. Warmer weather has allowed for an earlier motorcycle season. After the season ended late because of the same reason, bikers have been out on the roads since February.

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FILE PHOTOOxnard Police said they will conduct a traffic stop in Oxnard on Sunday to focus on motorcycle-related traffic violations.

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International Rider Training SymposiumNew motorcycle safety technology, teaching tools and instruction methods will be featured in an array of seminars, professional demonstrations and test rides at the 2016 International Rider Training Symposium,April 14 – 16 at the Atlantis Resort, in picturesque Reno, Nevada.

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Bikers race north on A1A in Daytona Beach Every year, when Robert and Sherri Goldstrom jaunt down from Leechburg, Pa. for the annual Bike Week revelry, Bibles to pass out and motorcycles in tow, they unhitch their trailer at a friend’s place in North Carolina.

 

 

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Tuesday, 08 March 2016 18:23

Increasingly safer roads.

Crash RatingsRoad safety has become a high priority focus in the West after years of high insurance claims, injuries and deaths. The evolution and quality of automobiles and motorcycles have contributed to lowering the number of claims, as have the efforts of safety equipment manufacturers. 

 

 

 

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Police: Drunk driver drags motorcycle 10 blocks in St. Pete (Image 3)DAYTONA, FL (WFLA) — With Daytona Bike Week starting this weekend, AAA reminds motorcyclists to drive safely and other drivers to look out for bikers on the roadways.

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helmetThe Australian Standard used to certify safety for motorcycle helmets is extremely tough and it’s expensive for helmet manufacturers to obtain the certification.

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Saturday, 27 February 2016 21:35

​Why You Don't 'See' Motorcycles on the Road

motorcycle safetyThe late-model Ford Escape and I arrived at the intersection in my neighborhood at about the same time.

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One of the motorcyclists caught on camera racing down Deerfoot Trail. (Screen grab: calgarydashcam)While the weather has been nice enough for motorcyclists to go for a rip in Calgary, police hope there won't be more incidents like the one caught on video over the weekend.

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Wednesday, 17 February 2016 11:43

Committee formed to examine motorcycle-related deaths

KINGSTON, JamaicaKINGSTON, Jamaica – Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, Audrey Sewell, has welcomed the intervention of the National Road Safety Council, as concerns mount over the alarming increase in road fatalities.

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