The 2019 Motorcycle Safety Forum was held February 23, in Kerrville, Texas. Safety advocates 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:
9:30 – 9:40 a.m. Opening Remarks | Chris Beireis | Chair, Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition
9:40 – 10:10 a.m. Motorcycle Visibility and Conspicuity – Where Riders Need to Pay Attention | Eva Shipp and Amber Trueblood | Texas A&M Transportation Institute
10:10 – 10:25 a.m. TxDOT Motorcycle Program Updates | Lisa Johnson | Motorcycle Program Manager, TxDOT
10:25 – 10:40 a.m. What Is the Texas Department of Public Safety Doing to Train Riders?
TxDPS and Rider Training Update | John Young | Director, Motorcycle Training Program, TxDPS
10:50 – 11:20 a.m. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Regional 6 Activities | Becky Walker | Regional Program Manager, NHTSA
11:20 – 11:50 a.m. American Motorcyclist Association/ Federal Highway Administration Motorcycle Advisory Council | Michael Sayre | Member, AMA/FHWA Motorcycle Advisory Council
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. KEYNOTE SPEAKER A Different Perspective on Safety | Krystal Hess | Founder, Motorcycle Missions
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. How to Prepare for Safe Riding | Panel Session: Audrey Menarik, Owner, Moto Liberty & Lee Bailey, Bandera EMS
2:45 – 3:50 p.m. How to Manage a Crash Scene | Road Guardians