Category Archives: Motorcycle Safety

DMV Urges Motorists to Make a Plan to Avoid Distracted Driving

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 28, 2022 Contact: Jessica Cowardin (804) 367-6834 jessica.cowardin@dmv.virginia.gov DMV Urges Motorists to Make a Plan to Avoid Distracted Driving Safe driving requires a driver’s full attention; planning ahead prevents distraction RICHMOND — As April comes to an end, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) urges motorists to stay focused…
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Kick Off Riding Season With the Virginia Rider Training Program

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 21, 2022 Contact: Jessica Cowardin (804) 367-6834 jessica.cowardin@dmv.virginia.gov Kick Off Riding Season With the Virginia Rider Training Program Right Gear, Right Training Increases the Safety of Motorcyclists RICHMOND — Open roadways and adrenaline-pumping adventure are what motorcycle riding is all about, but when it comes to your safety, are…
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Largest Study of Its Kind Strengthens Argument for Motorcycle ABS

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Arlington, Virginia USA, reprinted with permission. Nearly a decade after the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety first called for a federal mandate requiring street-legal motorcycles to be equipped with antilock braking systems (ABS), the data continue to pile up in favor of this lifesaving technology. Examining fatal crash rates for…
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