Motorcycle Safety Foundation and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to Share Naturalistic Study with Autonomous Vehicle Developers

Motorcycle Safety Foundation and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to Share Naturalistic Study with Autonomous Vehicle Developers IRVINE, Calif., May 23, 2019 – To help ensure that two-wheelers remain a regular part of the traffic mix, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute will share valuable data from motorcyclist behavior studies with autonomous vehicle developers.…

David Surgenor Retires from Motorcycle Safety Foundation

David Surgenor Retires from Motorcycle Safety Foundation IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 — David Surgenor, who dedicated nearly 30 years to enhancing motorcyclist safety, has retired from his position as the Motorcycle Safety Foundation National Director of Quality and Outcomes. Surgenor, who is based in Pennsylvania, helped shape rider training programs across the country and remains highly…

Colorado State Patrol is New Coordinator of Motorcycle Operator Safety Training Program

Colorado State Patrol is New Coordinator of Motorcycle Operator Safety Training Program DENVER, May 3, 2018 — The Colorado State Patrol is the new lead coordinator of the Motorcycle Operator Safety Training program, which promotes motorcycle safety awareness and supports training courses, including the state’s license waiver program. “As riding season gets underway in Colorado, we…

Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoaches Enhance Skills Toward Achieving Positive Rider Outcomes at 2017 IRETS Workshop

Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoaches Enhance Skills Toward Achieving Positive Rider Outcomes at 2017 IRETS Workshop IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017 – Hundreds of Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoaches learned new tips and techniques to ensure MSF students get the best, most positive experience when they take any of the MSF’s more than 25 programs, whether it’s a…

Michael Davis Joins Motorcycle Safety Foundation as Program Manager

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2016 – Lifetime rider and 16-year rider education veteran Michael Davis joins the Motorcycle Safety Foundation as a program manager based in Colorado, where he will help manage the state’s safety program and promote the foundation’s national safety initiatives. Davis’s skills, experience, and understanding of the adult-learning principles of the MSF RiderCourses make him ideally…

Motorcycle Safety Foundation and Colorado Department of Transportation Usher in New Era in Rider Training and Education

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2016 – After winning the contract this summer to manage the Colorado Department of Transportation Motorcycle Operator Safety Training Program (MOST), the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, in collaboration with the Colorado DOT, is now rolling out its statewide online RiderCourse Enrollment System (RES). Colorado is at the forefront of offering multiple license-waiver curricula to its prospective students, led…

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation Introduces its “Riding Straight – Marijuana Awareness” Host-An-Event Kit to Demonstrate the Importance of Riding Unimpaired by Drugs

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has introduced the newest addition to its Host-An-Event family of traffic safety-themed courses-in-a-box: the Riding Straight – Marijuana Awareness Host-An-Event Kit. The Kit is a fun, effective way to demonstrate to motorcyclists how marijuana can affect the crucial skills required for safe motorcycle riding. Marijuana is gaining acceptance as having legitimate medicinal applications…

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation Introduces its “Riding Straight – Marijuana Awareness” Host-An-Event Kit to demonstrate the importance of riding unimpaired

New course-in-a-box delivers valuable lessons in a fun, interactive manner While not attempting to duplicate a marijuana high, the Kit creatively models how marijuana can impair judgment and the application of motorcycle riding skills Course can be taught by anyone interested in leading a motorcyclist safety event IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2016 – The Motorcycle Safety…