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Good News - MRF Appoints New Lobbyist / PR Person

For Immediate Release
May 12, 2016
MOTORCYCLE RIDERS FOUNDATION APPOINTS MEGAN EKSTROM AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS & PUBLIC RELATIONS

 

Motorcyclists Unite on Anti-Profiling Bill Language

Motorcyclists Unite on Anti-Profiling Bill Language

Prosecutors Using New Law On Distracted Drivers

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ABATE of Minnesota helped lead the charge to get a new law passed during the 2015 Minnesota legislative session that will hold distracted road users accountable for causing crashes that result in great bodily harm or death.  This new law gives prosecutors a gross misdemeanor option for prosecuting these cases.

Time to take action if you plan on attending ABATE University!

Holiday Inn , Alexandria, MN room reservation discount deadline is March 25th.  The normal room rate i

Opening Day of the 2016 MN Legislative Session

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The kickoff for the 2016 Minnesota Legislative Session is fast approaching and now is the time for action. The first day of session is Tuesday March 8th. The Minnesota Senate and the Minnesota House of Representatives will be in session at noon. This is a great opportunity for bikers to greet elected officials of the Senate and House as they start the session.

Legislative Insurance Proposals Could Cost You Your Ride

HF2242/SF2100 - Motorcycle Insurance Requirements 

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UPDATED - Motorcycle Profiling Hearing Scheduled for February 22nd

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Update from the Motorcycle Riders Foundation

Federal Highway Bill headed signed by the President

The U.S. Senate approved the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act by an 83-16 vote within a few hours of the U.S. House voting 359-65 in favor of the highway bill compromise -  one day before the current funding extension was set to expire.

ECM Publishers Call for Mandatory Helmet Law in Minnesota

Recently, the editorial board of ECM Publishers, who produce a large number of local newspapers in Minnesota, called for a mandatory motorcycle helmet law. The same old tired reasons were in play: Unproven theories presented as facts and heavy handed mandates imposed on all.

Mack's Rebuttal Letter to the ECM Publishers

MOTORCYCLE HELMET LAWS

Key is crash prevention