The 2017 Motorcycle Safety Forum was held April 7, in Austin, Texas. Safety advocated gathered to discuss opportunities and initiatives to reduce the likelihood of motorcycle crashes, injuries, and fatalities in Texas.
This year’s Forum included the following presentations:
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
Photos from the Forum
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