Draft Agenda for Statewide Motorcycle Safety Forum Announced

The Statewide Motorcycle Safety Forum focuses on motorcycle safety issues and motorist awareness. The Forum, sponsored by the Texas Department of TransportationTexas Motorcycle Safety Coalition and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, is FREE to attend.

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Following is the draft agenda for the 2017 Statewide Motorcycle Safety Forum.

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Check In and Registration

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks, Statewide Statistics, Chris Beireis, Chair, Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.
Daniel Jeffries Tribute, Jude Schexnyder, Traffic Safety Specialist, TxDOT

10:00 – 10:40 a.m.  
Emerging Motorcycle Safety Technology, Tim Buche, President & CEO, Motorcycle Industry Council

10:40 – 11:00 a.m.

11:00 – 11:20 a.m.
TxDOT Motorcycle Safety Update, Jude Schexnyder, Traffic Safety Specialist, TxDOT

11:20 – 11:40 a.m. 
Texas DPS & Rider Training Update, John Young, Program Director, TxDPS

11:40 – 1:00 p.m.   
Lunch & SKIDBIKE Demonstration

1:00 – 1:40 p.m.
Five-Year Crash Analysis Summary, Amber Trueblood, Crash Analysis Program, CTS, TTI

1:40 – 2:10 p.m.
Indiana ABATE, Jay Jackson, Executive Director, ABATE of Indiana & Executive Board Member, State Motorcycle Safety Administrators

2:10 – 2:20 p.m.

2:20 – 3:00 p.m.  
Panel Discussion on Ways Motorcycles and Non-Motorcycles Can Share the Road Better

3:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks

Please note, the agenda is subject to change.