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  • Bipartisan Senate bill would ban federal funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints

    January 09, 2015

    A bipartisan bill introduced today by U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) would prohibit the use of federal funds in establishing motorcycle-only checkpoints.

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  • AMA News and Notes: January 2015

    January 01, 2015

    AMA News & Notes is a monthly publication compiled and edited by the American Motorcyclist Association Government Relations Department. Designed to inform motorcyclists of rights-related issues and events in the United States and around the world, AMA News & Notes welcomes your input.

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  • U.S. Forest Service responds to concerns about dangerous spikes along Western states trails

    December 19, 2014

    The U.S. Forest Service has investigated four incidents in which vandals endangered the lives of motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle riders by burying spikes along trails used by off-highway vehicles and others, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.

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  • CDC task force opens meetings to public

    December 18, 2014

    As a result of urgings from the AMA, the Community Preventive Services Task Force of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is reopening its meetings to the public. The AMA repeatedly objected to the CDC’s expanded focus on motorcycle safety and urged the agency to allow expert federal agencies, such as the Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, to address roadway and vehicle safety issues.

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  • Off-road riding protections, limits on sage grouse rules included in two bills passed by Congress

    December 16, 2014

    The National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 and the so-called CRomnibus spending bill, passed by both chambers of Congress last week, include provisions beneficial to riders of off-highway motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, but some new Wilderness designations may infringe on access to public lands.

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  • AMA News and Notes: December 2014

    December 02, 2014

    AMA News & Notes is a monthly publication compiled and edited by the American Motorcyclist Association Government Relations Department. Designed to inform motorcyclists of rights-related issues and events in the United States and around the world, AMA News & Notes welcomes your input.

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  • Free access to public lands in 2015

    November 20, 2014

    Four federal agencies have announced dates during the coming year when the public can enter designated areas without paying a fee.

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  • Public Comment Period: Consumer Products Safety Commission

    November 12, 2014

    The AMA encourages you to provide your comments to the Consumer Products Safety Commissions (CPSC) about the prevalence of passengers on ATV’s and the feasibility of preventing the carrying of passengers on ATV’s.

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  • See the 2014 election results now

    November 07, 2014

    Congratulations on surviving another election cycle and thank you for voting. An additional “thank you” to all who volunteered on a motorcycle-friendly candidate’s campaign. Your efforts to support those who support motorcyclists are critical to advancing rider interests in public policy.

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  • AMA News and Notes: November 2014

    November 03, 2014

    AMA News & Notes is a monthly publication compiled and edited by the American Motorcyclist Association Government Relations Department. Designed to inform motorcyclists of rights-related issues and events in the United States and around the world, AMA News & Notes welcomes your input.

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