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Register Now for the 2019 Texas Motorcycle Safety Forum

This year’s Texas Statewide Motorcycle Safety Forum will be held at the Y.O. Ranch Hotel and Conference Center in Kerrville, Texas, on Feb. 23, 2019. The forum will provide important information to riders, instructors, and traffic safety professionals who are interested in improving rider safety. The Forum is FREE to attend and lunch will be provided (does not include nightly stays at the YO Ranch). Topics will include:

  • Identification of the extent of the rider safety problem.
  • Activities that TxDOT, DPS, NHTSA, FHWA, and AMA are doing to improve rider safety.
  • Legislative activities in Texas Activities that NHTSA doing to address rider safety.
  • How to manage a crash scene and provide initial rider assistance.

Register now!  You will be sent an email confirmation after you register.

Date: 

February 23, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: 

Y.O. Ranch Hotel & Conference Center
2033 Sidney Baker
Kerville, Texas 78028

Y.O. Ranch has offered a discounted rate of $79 per night for those wishing to spend the night before or after the Forum (available Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23).  Please contact Y.O. ranch directly at https://reservations.travelclick.com/12007?groupID=2394624 or (830) 257-4440. Reservations must be made before Jan. 23.

Attendees:

All Riders, Instructors and Traffic Safety Professionals

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TMSC Meeting Minutes | November 15, 2018

Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition

The Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition met on September 13 to discuss a number of items. Highlights include:

  • Opening Remarks and New Member Introduction
  • TxDOT Update
  • 2019 Forum and Outreach Events Update
  • Reducing Risk to Motorcycles in Work Zones
  • Motorcycle Licensing Discussion
  • Look Learn Live Ride Video Discussion
  • Open Discussion and Adjourn

The meeting minutes are now available to download, as is the outreach events PDF referenced in the minutes.

The TMSC serves as a public forum for addressing strategies to improve motorcycle safety; discusses effective programs, regulations, and other opportunities to improve motorcycle safety; reviews, proposes, and makes recommendations concerning motorcycle-related legislation; and serves to promote rider safety and inform the public about being aware of motorcycles and sharing the road safely.

Find minutes from other meetings here.

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RSVP for November 15 Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition Meeting

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Join us for the Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition (TMSC) meeting, Nov. 15, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will be held in College Station, Texas, at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute in the Gibb Gilchrist Building in room 103. Both members and non-members are invited to attend the meeting. 

Please RSVP to attend by emailing Christie no later than noon on Tuesday, Nov. 13 and indicate if you will drive a State Vehicle, Personal Vehicle or Motorcycle so that we can have an accurate headcount and correct types of parking permits.  This is very important because the permits have to ordered/picked up from TAMU Parking.

The TMSC serves as a public forum for addressing strategies to improve motorcycle safety; discusses effective programs, regulations, and other opportunities to improve motorcycle safety; reviews, proposes, and makes recommendations concerning motorcycle-related legislation; and serves to promote rider safety and inform the public about being aware of motorcycles and sharing the road safely. Sign up to get involved with the coalition. For more information about the coalition or to see past meeting minutes, go to the TMSC page.

View the agenda.

Please mark your calendars for all the upcoming Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition dates:

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Thursday, August 29, 2019

Be on the look out for an exciting announcement about the Texas Motorcycle Safety Forum!

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TTI’s Motorcycle Safety Team Spreading Awareness at Lone Star Rally

This year’s Lone Star Rally starts November 1, and TTI’s motorcycle safety team will be there to spread the word about motorcycle safety.

We’ll be handing out free patches, koozies, chapstick, hand sanitizer, kickstand coasters and bumper stickers at the booth. Come see us!

Before your ride, remember:

  1. Wear all the gear, all the time.
  2. Ride smart, not impaired.
  3. Take the Basic RiderCourse.

Find out more about rally events on the Lone Star Rally website.

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TMSC Meetings for Fiscal Year 2019

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The Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition (TMSC) serves as a public forum for addressing strategies to improve motorcycle safety; discusses effective programs, regulations, and other opportunities to improve motorcycle safety; reviews, proposes, and makes recommendations concerning motorcycle-related legislation; and serves to promote rider safety and inform the public about being aware of motorcycles and sharing the road safely.

Meetings for the new year will be held in College Station on the following days:

  • November 15
  • April 25
  • June 27
  • August 29

More details will follow prior to these meeting dates. Like us on Facebook to stay up to date on all our events.

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