Motorcycle Laws – News

Economy, Politics Take Toll On Motorcycling: Events & Industry

By: Pete Crusoe

Motorcycle enthusiasts will be saying goodbye to some long-time events this year and the future of some other big events is still hanging in the balance. Read more »

New York City Council Targets Motorcycle Sound

12/15/08 – Update on New York City Introduction 416-A

Legislation that would mandate use of OEM (original equipment manufacturer) exhaust systems on all motorcycles in New York City has been “deferred” by the New York City Council. Originally scheduled for consideration at its December 18 meeting, Introduction 416-A has been removed from the agenda. Read more »

First lawsuit revs up to fight anti-rally laws

Sep 27, 2008 Motorcycle rally supporters have fired the opening salvo against the city of Myrtle Beach by hiring nationally known attorney Suzanne Coe of Greenville, who said she plans to file a lawsuit to try to stop the city from enforcing the three anti-rally ordinances that took effect this week. Read the rest of the TradingMarkets.com article. See Related Article from Motorcycle CruiserLinks.com

Myrtle Beach Passes Biker Ordinances

On Tuesday September 9, 2008, the Myrtle Beach City Council passed 15 ordinances intended to limit motorcycle rallies. These ordinances include a curfew for underage individuals, administrative processes to address parking issues, new rules for checking into a hotel or motel, and a mandatory citywide helmet law. Full summary and links below…

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Florida Motorcycle Law Requiring Safety Classes Takes Effect

Florida Motorcycle Training LogoAs of July 1, 2008, all motorcyclists who wish to obtain a motorcycle endorsement or motorcycle only license in the State of Florida must complete a 15-hour Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic RiderCourse™ (BRC). Read more »

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