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

Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition logo

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

Look. Learn. Live. at SPI BikeFest

The 2017 South Padre Island BikeFest kicks off Feb. 17, and we’ll be there to spread the word about motorcycle safety.

The motorcycle safety team will be handing out free patches, koozies, chapstick, hand sanitizer, kickstand coasters 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.

Find out more about BikeFest events on the SPI BikeFest website.

March 9 | Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition Meeting

Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition logo

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 TMSC serves as a public forum for addressing strategies to improve motorcycle safety; discusses effective programs, regulations, and other opportunities to improve motorcycle safety; reviews, proposes, and makes recommendations concerning motorcycle-related legislation; and serves to promote rider safety and inform the public about being aware of motorcycles and sharing the road safely. Sign up to get involved with the coalition. For more information about the coalition or to see past meeting minutes, go to the TMSC page.

Feb. 17-19 | Join us at Autorama Dallas

Join us at the 57th annual Autorama in Dallas, Feb. 17-19. We’ll be promoting public awareness of motorcycles, and rider safety and awareness.

The motorcycle safety team will be handing out free koozies, chapstick, hand sanitizer and sticky pads at the booth. Stop by the exhibit booth, introduce yourself, and pick up your free items!

Find out more about the event on Autorama’s website.

Sign up to Volunteer:

Volunteer to spread motorcycle safety at our exhibit booth. The event is free to attend.