Geared Up, Torn Up? Episode 4, Season 2018


TMSC Meeting Minutes | July 26, 2018

  • Opening Remarks
  • TxDOT Update
  • Motorcycle Outreach
  • 2018 Motorcycle Campaign Update
  • Moving Forward with Motorcycle Safety: Licensing vs. Training
  • DPS Motorcycle Program Updates and Discussion
  • Open Discussion & Adjourn

The meeting minutes are now available to download.

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.

TMSC Meeting July 26 | Agenda Announced

Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition logo

Join us for the Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition (TMSC) meeting, July 26, 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, room 102. Both members and non-members are invited to attend the meeting.

Please RSVP to attend by emailing Christie no later than noon on Tuesday, July 24 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 agenda will be as follows:

10:00 – 10:10 AM | Opening Remarks & New Member Introduction | Chris Beiries TMSC Chair
10:10 – 10:20 AM | TxDOT Update | Jude Schexnyder TxDOT
10:20 – 10:35 AM | Motorcycle Outreach | Michael Manser TTI
10:35 – 10:55 AM | 2018 Motorcycle Campaign Update | Destiny Dreher, Sherry Matthews Advocacy Marketing
10:55 – 11:10 AM | Break
11:10 – 11:45 AM | Moving Forward with Motorcycle Safety: Licensing vs. Training | Michael Manser TTI
11:45 – 1:00 PM | Lunch and Networking
1:15 – 2:30 PM | DPS Motorcycle Program Updates & Discussion | John Young DPS
2:30 – 3:00 PM | Open Discussion and Adjourn


Great Outdoors Expo | Seafood. SEE Motorcycles.

Join us July 20 through 22 as the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s motorcycle safety team travels to Beaumont, Texas, for the Great Outdoors Expo. We’ll be promoting public awareness of motorcycles, and rider safety and awareness.  We’ll also be giving away freebies! Stop by the exhibit booth, introduce yourself, and pick up your free items!

This year’s expo covers 100,000 square feet with hunting, fishing and outdoor sports attractions and exhibits. Admission is $7 for adults and free for kids under 12. Visit the Great Outdoor Expo website for more information.

Geared Up, Torn Up? Episode 3, Season 2018