Great Outdoors Expo | Seafood. SEE Motorcycles.

Screen Shot 2016-07-21 at 4.02.43 PMJoin us July 21 through 23 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.

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Spreading Motorcycle Safety at ROT Rally

Screen Shot 2016-06-08 at 2.54.48 PMThe 2017 Republic of Texas Biker Rally kicks off June 8, and we’ll be there to spread the word about motorcycle safety.

The motorcycle safety team will be handing out free patches, reflective helmet stickers, bumper stickers and sticky pads at the booth.

Before your ride, remember:

  1. Wear all the gear, all the time.
  2. Ride smart, not impaired.
  3. Take the Basic RiderCourse.

Get tickets and find our more on the ROT Rally website.

Motorist Awareness at Earth Day Texas

We’re traveling to Dallas, April 21-23, for Earth Day Texas. We’ll be promoting public awareness of motorcycles, and rider safety and awareness.

The motorcycle safety team will be handing out free giveaways at the booth. Stop by the exhibit booth, introduce yourself, and learn more about sharing the road and looking twice!

Find out more about Earth Day Texas on their website.

Volunteer to help us spread the message!

Register Now for the Statewide Motorcycle Safety Forum

Have you registered for the Statewide Motorcycle Safety Forum yet?

The 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.

When:

Friday, April 7, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:

Crowne Plaza Hotel
Austin, Texas 78752

Register Now for the 2017 Motorcycle Safety Forum

 

It’s Not Too Late — RSVP Now for the March TMSC Meeting

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Join us for the Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition (TMSC) meeting, March 9, 2017, 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 Monday, March 6 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 am – 10:10 am     Opening Remarks/Welcome New Members, Chris Beiries
  • 10:10 am – 10:25 am      Tribute to Dan Jeffries, Jude Schexnyder, TxDOT
  • 10:25 am – 10:45 am      TxDOT Motorcycle Safety Activities Transition, Jude Schexnyder, TxDOT
  • 10:45 am – 11:15 am       2017 Statewide Motorcycle Safety Forum, Mike Manser, TTI
  • 11:15 am – 11:25 am        Break
  • 11:25 am – 11:45 am        TTI Motorcycle Mapping Project, Paige Ericson-Graber, TTI
  • 11:45 am – 1:00 pm         Lunch
  • 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm           Look Learn Live Outreach Events and Volunteer Opportunities, Christie Havemann, TTI
  • 1:15 pm – 1:35 pm            TBD
  • 1:35 pm – 2:00 pm          Identification of Future Speakers for TMSC Meetings
  • 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm         Using Social Media to Spread Motorcycle Safety and Awareness, Gabriella Medina, TTI
  • 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm         Open Discussion and Adjourn