Report April 2017
Things to watch
– Increase motorcycle endorsement fee $2.00 for the Safety Education Fund
will be introduced similar to Daniel’s Law in Pennsylvania that increases the penalty for hitting and killing a motorcyclist.
Teddy (Ret) is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, April 5 at 1:15pm. Court Room 4, Judge Gill, in Bay City. Butch Brown and I will be there. Everyone is welcome to come.
Highway Safety Association estimates 11% increase in Pedestrians killed on U.S. Highways.
Possible factors: more miles driven; more people walking; AND more drivers
and pedestrians distracted while using their smart phones.
Virginia is attempting to get an Adult Choice Helmet Law through their House and Senate – Let’s wish them luck!
Legislative Days are:
– Freedom Rally at the Capitol Steps and Noon
L.O., ABATE Region 20
9th Annual Bikers
inside the beltway – ride to DC – meet with Senators and Representatives – May 22 and 23, 2017.
Meeting of the Minds –
September 21-25, 2017 – Williamsburg, VA. Considered “Seminar on Steroids”.
“STOP THE TEXTS –
STOP THE WRECKS” - Pass it on!
46 states including DC, Puerto
Rico, Guam and the US Virgin Islands have banned text messaging for ALL drivers.
MRF Asst. State Rep.