Category Archives: Motorcycle Rights

Biker Group Condemns Reckless Riders

A Long Island-based motorcyclist advocacy group is condemning two groups of bikers busted last month for riding recklessly in Suffolk County, saying such behavior gives all motorcyclists a bad name. Members of the nonprofit American Bikers Aimed Toward Education (ABATE), lobbies for legislation benefiting motorcyclists, organizes charity events and hosts rider education forums, said reckless riders make up only a small percentage of the motorcycle community. “Most riders are law abiding citizen enjoying the fresh air with friends,” said former […]

Motorcycle Safety Activists Push for New Legislation – In the wake of two tragic motorcycle accidents in 24 hours, local safety activists are working to change legislation to protect bikers. Karen and Vince Rizzone of Mission Riders say they are sick of burying their fellow bikers. They are pushing for legislation that would give extra protection to bikers on the roadways and in the courtroom. Two fatal motorcycle accidents in 24 hours, two young lives taken just this week. That prompted Karen and Vince Rizzone of […]

Riding Season Brings Renewed Emphasis On Motorcycle Safety

CHICAGO, IL, April 04, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ — The beginning of Spring means many things to many people. For some, it means baseball season and barbecuing. For others, it means walking along the lake and soaking up the rays. For motorcycle riders, it means finally being able to get back out on the roads and enjoy what is for many more of a lifestyle than a hobby. The return of motorcycle friendly weather brings with it a renewed emphasis on keeping […]

NC House committee endorses helmets-optional law for most motorcyclists

RALEIGH Adult motorcycle riders would be free to ride without head protection under legislation, approved Tuesday by a House committee, to repeal North Carolina’s mandatory safety helmet law for most motorcyclists. Helmets would be required only for motorcyclists younger than 21 and for inexperienced older riders who have been licensed to drive motorcycles for less than 12 months. Riders without helmets would have to carry enough insurance coverage to cover the first $10,000 of their medical bills from crash injuries.