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2011 August - Motorcycle Insurance News Info

Motorcycle Insurance News Info

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Entries for August, 2011

Motorcycle safety courses offered

Motorcycle safety courses offered News from phillyBurbs.com: HARRISBURG — If you ride a motorcycle and want to enhance your skills, free courses are available. New and experienced rider classes are available at about 70 locations statewide through October, said PennDOT spokeswoman Jan McKnight. In Bucks County, classes are set for courses at Brian’s Harley-Davidson, 600 [...]

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Lodi man ‘obsessed’ with antique motorcycles

Lodi man ‘obsessed’ with antique motorcycles News from Lodi News-Sentinel: Dave Kafton has a thing for motorcycles — not your average motorcycle, but cycles built prior to 1935. Better yet, 1916 models and older. Kafton’s collection of antique motorcycles dates back to 1911. A sign hanging on his wall says it all: “This area under [...]

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Study: Traffic crashes cost Michigan $9.1B, more than crime

Study: Traffic crashes cost Michigan $ 9.1B, more than crime News from The Detroit News: Last Updated: August 22. 2011 5:32PM David Shepardson/ Detroit News Washington Bureau Washington— Traffic crashes in Michigan cost society $ 9.1 billion in 2009 — more than the cost of all crimes, a new study finds. The University of [...]

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Motorcycle accidents are dangerous… but how common are they?

Motorcycle accidents are dangerous… but how common are they? News from InjuryBoard.com: Attorney(866) 735-1102 Ext 327 Posted by Kevin DuffanAugust 21, 2011 9:34 PM Riding a motorcycle presents unique challenges that drivers of other motor vehicles do not confront. Less stability, less structural protection, less visibility on the road, and greater susceptibility to road hazards [...]

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Event promotes motorcycle safety, fun

Event promotes motorcycle safety, fun News from Chillicothe Gazette: CHILLICOTHE — With the annual Easyrider Rodeo right around the corner, the local Safe Communities program and Harley-Davidson-Suzuki of Chillicothe are sponsoring an event designed to encourage safe motorcycle riding. The Ride Smart Campaign and Bike Show will be at Harley-Davidson, 818 Eastern Ave. in Chillicothe [...]

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Why the Hell Do You People Still Drive?

Why the Hell Do You People Still Drive? News from Wired News: I’m a journalist. On any given weekday, I’m scooting around Southern California having meetings, running errands, doing photoshoots and visiting friends. Hollywood, Venice, downtown, Malibu, Pasadena, Long Beach, Orange County, it doesn’t matter. I’ve hit them all on the same day. Hell, some [...]

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Memorable Motorcycle: Vincent Black Knight

Memorable Motorcycle: Vincent Black Knight News from MotorcycleUSA.com:This article comes with two very strong warning labels. First, don’t even think about buying a Vincent unless you: a) Are a successful wholesaler of illegal narcotic substances. b) Have discovered a large nugget of gold in your back yard. c) Are willing to sell your house, and [...]

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Experts say motorcycle safety training is a must

Experts say motorcycle safety training is a must News from CBS42:MONTEVALLO, Ala. (WIAT) – Corporal Steve Smith of the Alabama State Troopers recommends a motorcycle safety course for first time riders and those who haven’t been on a bike in a while. “Most crashes are caused, are the result of the motorcycle rider or just [...]

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Motorcycle ride to benefit children with brain tumors

Motorcycle ride to benefit children with brain tumors News from STLtoday.com: A motorcycle ride to benefit children with brain tumors will start at 10 a.m. — rain or shine — Sept. 18 at St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville. Registration is from 8 a.m.-9:45 a.m. for those who want to [...]

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Motorcycle Checks in RPV on Sunday

Motorcycle Checks in RPV on Sunday News from Patch.com: Extra Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies will patrol areas in Rancho Palos Verdes frequented by motorcyclists and crack down on traffic violations 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The Department’s Risk Management Bureau/Traffic Services Detail will conduct a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation in the [...]

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