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2012 January - Motorcycle Insurance News Info

Motorcycle Insurance News Info

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Entries for January, 2012

Guernsey motorbike safety course may end, warns minister

Guernsey motorbike safety course may end, warns ministerNews from BBC News: 30 January 2012 Last updated at 07:11 ET Only five people can be trained at a time at La Mare de Carteret compared to 10 at the previous site If problems with Guernsey’s compulsory basic motorcycle training cannot be solved it may have to [...]

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Record-high motorcycle ridership underscores training need

Record-high motorcycle ridership underscores training needNews from Coon Rapids ECM Publishers: St. Paul, MN — According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS), motorcycle rider training sharpens skills, gives riders the edge to be a better rider, and may save their lives. Course registration for motorcyclists of all experience levels is now available at [...]

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HD Insurance Title Sponsor for AMA Flat Track

HD Insurance Title Sponsor for AMA Flat TrackNews from MotorcycleUSA.com: Officials from AMA Pro Racing and Harley-Davidson Insurance announced today an extension of their existing partnership, which names Harley-Davidson Insurance as the Official Insurance of AMA Pro Flat Track and title sponsor of the AMA Pro Flat Track Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship presented by [...]

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Kauai opens motorcycle training course

Kauai opens motorcycle training courseNews from KHON2: The State will open a Kauai motorcycle safety program on Friday. The class, which offers monthly courses, is located at the Vidinha Stadium parking lot. The curriculum follows the Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course – Hawaii Edition, which meets the requirements of Hawaii’s Administrative Rules governing motorcycle [...]

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Markel American Insurance Company Joins the Progressive International …

Markel American Insurance Company Joins the Progressive International …News from Bradenton Herald: WAUKESHA, Wis., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Motorcyclists and motorcycle enthusiasts won’t want to miss the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Cleveland, Ohio January 27th – 29th. This year’s show features an extensive collection of the new 2012 models, the Smage Bros Motorcycle [...]

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Digger Tidbits: Vets make prison gang list; docs say not so fast on emergency …

Digger Tidbits: Vets make prison gang list; docs say not so fast on emergency …News from vtdigger.org: Judiciary committee hears about gangs, including vets Faithful members of the Vietnam Veterans Motorcycle Club may be a little surprised to find themselves on a list of “security threat groups” offered by the Department of Corrections to the [...]

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Safety officer combines motorcycles, mentorship

Safety officer combines motorcycles, mentorshipNews from DVIDS: CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – Marines go through several months of preparation prior to deploying. They qualify on different ranges and during field training exercises, which prepares them to operate overseas in potentially hostile environments as well as in non-hostile locations. Upon their return, most Marines are not only [...]

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Harley-Davidson Profit Rises on US Sales, Cuts

Harley-Davidson Profit Rises on US Sales, CutsNews from Bloomberg: Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG), the biggest U.S. motorcycle maker, had its largest gain since Nov. 30 after reporting a profit in the fourth-quarter by boosting sales in the U.S. and lowering costs. Income from continuing operations totaled $ 54.6 million, or 24 cents a share, compared with [...]

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Manila councilor presses motorcycle safety regulations

Manila councilor presses motorcycle safety regulationsNews from Inquirer.net: MANILA, Philippines—A Manila councilor is pushing for regulations regarding motorcycle use in a bid to ease road accidents and discourage crime in the city. In a draft ordinance submitted for first reading this week, Councilor Joel Chua of Manila’s third district has come up with regulations that [...]

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Marketplace Events Enters Motorcycle Consumer Show Business

Marketplace Events Enters Motorcycle Consumer Show BusinessNews from USRider News: Marketplace Events VP & GM, Motorcycle Group, Larry Little For manufacturers and distributors of motorcycles, accessories and apparel, the Progressive Insurance International Motorcycle Shows  (IMS) are where new models and products are unveiled to the press and the motorcycle consumer.  It’s a market that has [...]

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