U.S. Senate Resolution Raises Visibility for Motorcycles and Motorcyclists’ Safety

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month IRVINE, Calif., May 20, 2024 — Senators and Motorcycle Caucus Chairs Peters (MI) and Ernst (IA) introduced a bi-partisan resolution to designate May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.  “Senators Peters and Ernst have long been champions of the motorcycle industry and we thank them for highlighting Motorcycle Safety Awareness […]

Commonwealth of Virginia’s Motorcycle Safety Proclamation

IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2024 — Governor Youngkin signed a proclamation declaring May as Virginia Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Virginia is home to a large motorcycle community, with more than 400,000 licensed riders across the Commonwealth.  “As the weather gets warmer, more riders are taking to the roadways,” said Scott Schloegel, acting President & CEO […]

118th Congress Supports Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month with House Resolution 1179

IRVINE, Calif., May 14, 2024 — Warmer temperatures across the country mean more motorcyclists taking to the road. The U.S. House of Representatives, led by Motorcycle Caucus leaders, Congressmen Walberg (MI), Balderson (OH), Burgess (TX), and Norcross (NJ), introduced House Resolution 1179 to raise awareness of motorcyclists and motorcycle safety during May, Motorcycle Safety Awareness […]

Motorcycle Safety Foundation Re-Elects Officers for Board of Trustees

IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 2024 —  The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Board of Trustees voted to have Croft Long of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., remain as board Chair; Jason Tolleson of Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Inc., continue as Vice Chair; and Chase Rastegar of Suzuki Motor USA, LLC, continue as Secretary/Treasurer. “As more people are inspired to […]

Different Origins, Same Destination

By Holly Marcus and Jeremiah Knupp His side of the story She called my bluff. I was seriously interested in spending more time with the woman sitting across from me at the hole-in-the-wall Caribbean restaurant on that September afternoon. To that end, I suggested that we do some traveling together — backpacking in Europe, a […]

MIC, MSF, SVIA, ROHVA Appoint Interim Leadership
Scott Schloegel Named Acting President, CEO

IRVINE, Calif., March 14, 2024 — The boards of the Motorcycle Industry Council, Motorcycle Safety Foundation, Specialty Vehicle Institute of America, and the Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association voted unanimously to appoint Scott Schloegel as acting President and CEO of the Associations. Diana Sanchez was appointed acting chief operating officer. Schloegel and Sanchez, whose appointments are […]