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Dan Clark Safety Program

This is a reminder to get the most from your MSTA membership.  If you get a chance, be sure to give a big Thank You to Carl and Denise Wieman for taking on administration of the program as well as the Clark family for their generous yearly donation that makes the Dan Clark Safety Program possible. Dan Clark Safety Program 1. The object of this program is to promote the use of “Motorcycle Safety Apparel” and “Rider Training” to MSTA members. Funding for this program will come from the “Dan Clark Safety Program”. Continue reading Dan Clark Safety Program

NHTSA Motorcycle Safety Priorities

Doug Westly | Safety Editor

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Ultimately, the safety of motorcycle riders and their passengers is their own responsibility. Nothing presented in the column supersedes, negates or relieves a motorcyclist and/or passenger from assumption of personal responsibility for their actions and safety.

In June 2013, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its report on prioritized recommendations for improving motorcycle safety. There is a lot of information to digest in the report, and much of it is centered not on the motorcyclists themselves, but also on ancillary entities and factors that influence and/or are factors in motorcycle crashes. Full reference is provided below.

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