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2012 March - Motorcycle Insurance News Info

Motorcycle Insurance News Info

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Entries for March, 2012

Do-it-yourself kits offer cheaper custom motorcycles

Do-it-yourself kits offer cheaper custom motorcyclesNews from Bellingham Herald: LOS ANGELES – It’s been a bumpy ride for the custom motorcycle business as sales of pricey, blinged-out bikes skidded with the economy. But one bike scene is thriving, and that’s been a boon for Ryca Motors in Whittier, Calif. The company sells build-it-yourself motorcycles that [...]

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Letters: Why the advantage for Michigan motorcycles?

Letters: Why the advantage for Michigan motorcycles?News from Detroit Free Press: I almost choked on my cup of tea while reading Friday’s editorial, “Motorcycle helmets protect lives and wallets; veto new legislation.” It is hard to believe that our no-fault law applies only to motorists and not motorcyclists. If I am involved in an accident [...]

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Motorcycle safety concern for troopers this spring

Motorcycle safety concern for troopers this springNews from Bucyrus Telegraph Forum: As of Friday, the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Mansfield post had handled three motorcycle accidents during this stretch of warm weather. “The same time last year, we had not handled any yet,” Sgt. Ryan Randall said. The temperatures have area bikers hitting the road earlier [...]

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Many motorcyclists favor helmets, but not a state dictate

Many motorcyclists favor helmets, but not a state dictateNews from 6:15 pm – Battle Creek Enquirer: Gov. Rick Snyder may be scratching his head over whether to sign legislation that would allow motorcyclists to ride without helmets in Michigan. But folks who ride motorcycles, sell vehicle insurance or patch up injured cyclists have some definite [...]

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Motorcycle helmet repeal puts spotlight on Gov. Snyder

Motorcycle helmet repeal puts spotlight on Gov. SnyderNews from NPR: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is facing a big decision. It’s one of the more sharply political decisions he’s faced since he became Governor. Does he follow his own party, the Republican-led legislature, and sign off on their motorcycle helmet repeal bill? Or does he go [...]

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Motorcycle Safety Campaign Under Way in Delaware

Motorcycle Safety Campaign Under Way in DelawareNews from Insurance Journal: State officials have launched public awareness campaign about motorcycle safety. The Respect Your Ride campaign includes traffic law enforcement and awareness activities by police departments throughout Delaware. It runs through September. Police will conduct patrols on roads with a high number of motorcycle crashes, focusing [...]

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Helmet-option bill passes Senate

Helmet-option bill passes SenateNews from Detroit Free Press: LANSING — Legislation giving motorcyclists the right to ride without helmets in Michigan cleared the state Senate on Wednesday and is on its way to Gov. Rick Snyder. If enacted, Michigan would become the 31st state to permit helmetless riding for at least some motorcyclists. In the [...]

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AMA FLAT TRACK: Daytona Flat Track Review

AMA FLAT TRACK: Daytona Flat Track ReviewNews from SPEEDtv.com: The first two rounds of the AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship presented by Motorcycle-Superstore.com are in the books. After two days of heated short track action, here is a look at a few of the extra awards available in 2012. Again in 2012 the [...]

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Motorcycle Safety Campaign Gets Under Way in Del.

Motorcycle Safety Campaign Gets Under Way in Del.News from WBOC TV 16: DOVER, Del.- The Delaware Office of Highway Safety has launched a new motorcycle safety campaign titled “Respect Your Ride.”  This campaign, aimed at motorcyclists, directs riders to www.MotorcyclesafetyDE.org, where they can find information about the proper tools and training to make them as [...]

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Supreme Court divided over Obama healthcare law |

Supreme Court divided over Obama healthcare law |News from Reuters: 1 of 4. Police officers stand on the front steps on the first day of legal arguments over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at the Supreme Court in Washington March 26, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst By Joan Biskupic and James Vicini WASHINGTON | [...]

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