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2011 August - Motorcycle Insurance News Info

Motorcycle Insurance News Info

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Entries for August, 2011

2 Traffic Fatalities Prompt Safety Reminders

2 Traffic Fatalities Prompt Safety RemindersNews from WKBN/WYFX-TV:The Warren Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol handled two fatal crashes involving motorcycles this past weekend and wants to remind all motorists to ride sober and share the road safely. From 2008 to 2010, motorcycle-involved crashes resulted in a total of 542 fatalities and more than [...]

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Carole Nash’s profit squeezed by recession

Carole Nash’s profit squeezed by recessionNews from Insurance Age: Carole Nash has reported a reduction in pre-tax profit for the year ended December 31st 2010, the second consecutive year the broker has done so. The motorbike and repair specialist’s turnover dropped to £23.8m (2009: £24.2m) while profits decreased to £5.86m (2009: £6.17m). In a statement [...]

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Motorcycle ride, raffle to benefit Nelson family

Motorcycle ride, raffle to benefit Nelson familyNews from Muncie Star Press: Email this article Motorcycle ride, raffle to benefit Nelson family Family and friends of Kimberly Nelson have arranged a motorcycle fundraiser ride to help offset the Muncie mother’s burial expenses. A link to this page will be included in your message ADVERTISEMENT …………… continues [...]

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Police increasing patrols for motorcycle safety

Police increasing patrols for motorcycle safetyNews from KGET 17:Wayne Gallagher has been riding motorcycles all his life. He says the years of thrills have been mixed with the sadness of saying goodbye. “I’ve buried my fair share of friends.” Reckless driving, either from motorcyclists or others on the road has caused motorcycle fatalities to go [...]

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Advanced motorcycle course at Schoolcraft challenges riders

Advanced motorcycle course at Schoolcraft challenges ridersNews from Hometownlife.com: Motorcyclists in southeast Michigan have a great opportunity to sharpen their skills at an Advanced Rider Course (ARC) being offered Sept. 11, 18 and 25 at Schoolcraft College’s Public Safety Training Center, 31777 Industrial Road, Livonia. The cost is $ 25 and riders must provide their [...]

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Quebec motorcyclists to have registration costs slashed

Quebec motorcyclists to have registration costs slashedNews from CTV.ca: Updated: Sat Aug. 27 2011 12:31:42 PM The Canadian Press MONTREAL — Quebec motorcyclists will be paying less to roll in 2012. The Quebec Licence Bureau (SAAQ) has agreed to lower motorcycle vehicle registration prices for motorists by 15 to 30 percent. In February 2012 they [...]

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Motorcycle safety for the UND biker

Motorcycle safety for the UND bikerNews from UND The Dakota Student: It was 11:30 p.m. and I was returning to the campground after a visit to the Full Throttle Saloon on the outskirts of Sturgis, S.D. I was trying to make it back before the light rain that had dampened the highway turned into a [...]

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Bigger Names, Bigger Purse, for XR1200 Race at Indy

Bigger Names, Bigger Purse, for XR1200 Race at IndyNews from AllAboutBikes: Thursday, 25 August 2011 11:05 Written by Dan Evon This weekend the XR1200 class will get the chance to race in front of an international crowd, and the AMA, Harley, Vance and Hines, and Speed TV, are doing everything they can to make sure [...]

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Student motorcyclists take stand against increased parking fees

Student motorcyclists take stand against increased parking fees News from Daily Athenaeum: “Are we parking in your would-be spot? We’ll be here until parking is free again.” West Virginia University student motorcyclists held signs with messages like these in the Mountainlair parking garage Wednesday in protest of the new parking prices. Motorcycles occupied about 10 [...]

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Three for the (rural) road

Three for the (rural) road News from Gay City News:Life Insurance FringeNYC shows run through Aug. 28, 2pm-midnight weekdays and noon-midnight on weekends. Tickets: $ 15 in advance at FringeNYC.org or 866-468-7619; $ 18 at the door. Discount passes for multiple shows. For show dates, times and venue info, visit FringeNYC.org. In 37 tight, tense [...]

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