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Legislative Insurance Proposals Could Cost You Your Ride

HF2242/SF2100 - Motorcycle Insurance Requirements 

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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.

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

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.

Motorcyclists Unite on Anti-Profiling Bill Language

Motorcyclists Unite on Anti-Profiling Bill Language

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

 

Minnesota Motorcycle Profiling Form for Statewide Use

Attached are detailed instructions for documenting motorcycle profiling in Minnesota.  Please contact Frank @ 612-801-2920 with any questions or suggestions.

ABATE of Michigan Sets The Record Straight

June 21, 2016

Facts Instead of Fiction on Michigan's Helmet Law Modification

In recent weeks, many advocates of mandatory helmet laws have attacked Michigan’s ADULT CHOICE motorcycle helmet law passed in 2012. In these “reports” the claim is that 40% of riders in fatal crashes were not wearing helmets which means 60% of riders were wearing helmets. More riders died wearing a helmet than without.

The real problem is UNENDORSED MOTORCYCLE RIDERS.

Tri-County Chapter's Buddy Bear Delivery in the News

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The American Bikers for Awareness, Training and Education of Minnesota (ABATE) Tri-County Chapter donated 20 Buddy Bears to Eden Prairie Fire Department Station No. 4 on June 21.