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2014-10-24 16:22:05

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riding a motorcycle between two lanes of stopped or slowly moving traffic -- a tactic known as lane splitting -- is a relatively safe maneuver when both the motorcyclist and nearby drivers know the law and adhere to "safe and prudent" practices, according to two California studies released this week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154275LOGO One report is a crash study that examined nearly 8,000 motorcyclists who were...

2014-10-18 08:20:17

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The seven members of the Class of 2014 were recognized for their achievements and contributions to motorcycling during the 2014 American Honda AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Harley-Davidson Motor Company, at the Chapin Theater in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., on Friday evening. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141018/152932LOGO During a ceremony hosted by actor,...

2014-10-11 16:20:11

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Oct. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hollywood actor and longtime motorcyclist Perry King will serve as the master of ceremonies for the 2014 American Honda AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Harley-Davidson, on Friday, Oct. 17, at the Chapin Theater in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The induction ceremony takes place during the 2014 AMA Convention, Oct. 16-19, in conjunction with the American International Motorcycle...

2014-06-25 16:20:54

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Motorcyclist Association encourages motorists, motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians to put away their phones while using the nation's roadways during National Cell Phone Courtesy Month in July. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121641 National Cell Phone Courtesy Month is an event founded by etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore to encourage cell phone users to be more respectful of their...

2014-05-13 16:21:15

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Motorcyclist Association launched a national petition drive on May 12 aimed at ending the law-enforcement practice of setting up checkpoints that target only motorcyclists. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87208 The AMA began tracking federally funded motorcycle-only checkpoints when they first appeared in New York state in 2007. Since then, more than $500,000 in federal funds has been spent on...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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