Agenda Announced for 2018 Texas Motorcycle Safety Forum

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.

Register now to attend.

Following is the draft agenda for the 2018 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. | What is TxDOT doing to address motorcyclist safety? TxDOT Motorcycle Program Update | Jude Schexnyder, Traffic Safety Specialist, TxDOT
  • 10:00 – 10:15 a.m. | What is Texas doing to train riders? Texas DPS & Rider Training Update | John Young, Program Director, TxDPS
  • 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. | How can road curves be analyzed to improve motorcycle safety? | Eva Shipp, TTI & Amber Trueblood, TTI
  • 10:45 – 11:00 a.m. | Break
  • 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. | What roadside changes can be made to reduce motorcycle crashes? | Michael Manser, TTI
  • 11:30 – 12:30 p.m. | Lunch
  • 12:30 – 12:45 p.m. | An overview of drinking and riding | Michael Manser, TTI
  • 12:45 – 1:45 | Saving our riders/How to reduce drinking and riding? | Forum Attendees
  • 1:45 – 2:00 p.m. | Break
  • 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. | Viewing crashes from the other side – motorcycle accident reconstruction | James Paul Evans, Evans Accident Reconstruction
  • 2:30 – 3:00 p.m. | How to reduce drinking and riding? Recap/Group discussion | Michael Manser, TTI
  • 3:00 p.m. | Closing Remarks

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