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How Every Motorcyclist Can Help Pass Laws Against Motorcycle Profiling How Every Motorcyclist Can Help Pass Laws Against Motorcycle Profiling

The epidemic called motorcycle profiling is officially a national discussion. The practice of using a person’s protected expression, association, or mode of transportation as a factor in the decision to take a law enforcement action must end. Two concurrent resolutions have spent 2018 pending in US Congress (H.Res.318 and S.Res.154), and the opportunity to pass…

Washington Motorcyclists Asking Legislature to Amend Profiling Law Washington Motorcyclists Asking Legislature to Amend Profiling Law

Other states are looking to Washington State’s Profiling Law as a model, so this is important to all riders. ABATE and the Council of Clubs of Washington State, collectively representing thousands of the state’s registered motorcyclists, is requesting support and sponsorship of a simple, cost-free amendment to the law addressing motorcycle profiling. In 2011, every…

Motorcycle Riders Foundation Releases Statement on Road to Zero Report Motorcycle Riders Foundation Releases Statement on Road to Zero Report

For Immediate Release May 9, 2018   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) released the following statement in response to a report issued by the Road to Zero Coalition which is managed by the National Safety Council. The report, A Road to Zero: A vision for achieving zero roadway deaths by 2050,…

Support AB 2972 & Stop Motorcycle Profiling in California Support AB 2972 & Stop Motorcycle Profiling in California
  • April 03, 2018
  • By California Motorcycle Anti-Profiling Coalition
  • Motorcycle Law

website: https://www.causes.com/campaigns/104351-end-motorcycling-in-california Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/motorcycleriderunification/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ca_mcprofiling

Washington State Motorcyclists Adding More Teeth to 2011 Profiling Law Washington State Motorcyclists Adding More Teeth to 2011 Profiling Law

Motorcycle club members and independent bikers in Washington State are again addressing the issue of motorcycle profiling in the state legislature. The Washington State Council of Clubs (WACOC), with ABATE’s support, drafted an amendment to the first law addressing motorcycle profiling, passed unanimously in 2011, to address a recent uptick in profiling incidents over the…

Targeted For Existing: Where Pop Culture Ends and Real Life Begins for America’s Bikers Targeted For Existing: Where Pop Culture Ends and Real Life Begins for America’s Bikers

When I first spoke with “Professor Blade” I noticed a subtle accent; “Former British Army” he informed me, though he now resides in the San Diego area. In addition to his ac- cent, I noticed he was remarkably polite and articulate, which isn’t surprising given his career as a middle school teacher and college professor. What…

An Important Message to RIDERS from the MRF An Important Message to RIDERS from the MRF
  • February 10, 2017
  • By Megan J. Ekstrom, Vice President, Governement Affairs & Public Relations
  • Motorcycle legislation

The Motorcycle Riders Foundation, which provides leadership at the federal level for states’ motorcyclists’ rights organizations as well as motorcycle clubs and individual riders, has been actively pursuing a concern with the newly reestablished Motorcyclist Advisory Council or “MAC” – an entity designed to provide a dialogue between the motorcycle community and officials from the…

Feds Move Forward with Motorcycle Advisory Council Feds Move Forward with Motorcycle Advisory Council

Motorcyclists Severely Underrepresented WASHINGTON, DC Motorcyclists across the country were discouraged to find out that the Federal Highway Administration will only require one motorcyclist to serve on an Advisory Council supposedly dedicated to representing those who ride. The Motorcyclist Advisory Council, a newly reestablished group, is supposed to serve and advise the Federal Highway Administration…

Motorcycle Only Checkpoints Still a Reality in Many States Motorcycle Only Checkpoints Still a Reality in Many States

Motorcycle Only Checkpoints Still a Reality in Many States. Imagine riding your motorcycle to a benefit and seeing a sign saying “Motorcycles must exit at rest area.” Although you’ve done nothing wrong, and your motorcycle registration and insurance are up to date and current, you will be subject to a random seizure and inspection. You…

Independent Motorcyclists in Idaho Uniting to Fight Motorcycle Profiling Independent Motorcyclists in Idaho Uniting to Fight Motorcycle Profiling

On October 1st, ABATE of Southern Idaho hosted a “Legislative Fundraiser” to support their efforts to pass an anti-motorcycle profiling law in 2017. I was invited to participate and speak to the community about the process of successfully passing the law in Idaho. What stood out to me the most about my trip to Idaho…

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