Registration is open! 2020 Texas Motorcycle Safety Forum

The Texas Motorcycle Safety Forum meets each year to bring together those interested in motorcycling and motorcycle safety to discuss opportunities and initiatives to reduce the likelihood of motorcycle crashes, injuries, and fatalities in Texas.

This year’s Texas Statewide Motorcycle Safety Forum will provide important information to riders, instructors, and traffic safety professionals who are interested in improving rider safety. The Forum is FREE to attend and lunch will be provided (does not include nightly stays at the Y.O. Ranch).

Agenda to be shared soon! Attendees and speakers, please register here

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Date: 

February 22, 2020
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: 

Y.O. Ranch Hotel & Conference Center
2033 Sidney Baker
Kerrville, Texas 78028

Make your hotel reservations today and don’t forget to ask for our group rate!

Who should attend?

All Riders, Instructors, and Traffic Safety Professionals

RSVP for the November 14th TMSC Meeting

Join us for the Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition (TMSC) meeting, November 14, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at the TTI Headquarters Building, 1111 RELLIS Parkway in Bryan, Texas, 77807 (see link to map below), in Rooms 1122 and 1124. Both members and non-members are invited to attend the meeting.

If you plan to attend the meeting please RSVP by emailing Christie no later than noon on Tuesday, November 12 and be sure to include you your license plate number. The license plate number is needed because of the way that parking permits are processed on the RELLIS campus. RSVP-ing in advance and providing your license plate information will help us save time Thursday morning (and will help us order the right amount of food for lunch)!

TTI Headquarters Building, 1111 RELLIS Parkway, Bryan, TX can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/vmULbGZCj8GNiNDa6

The agenda will be as follows: 

10:00 – 10:10 AM       Opening Remarks & New Member Introduction

10:10 – 10:20 AM       TxDOT Update

10:20 – 10:30 AM       Motorcycle Training and TDLR Update

10:30 – 10:50 AM       Training & Licensing Project Update

10:50 – 12:00              Video Development

12:00 – 1:00 PM         Lunch and Networking

1:00 – 1:30 PM           Alcohol-Related Crashes – Statistics

1:30 – 2:00 PM           TMSC Safety Award

2:00 — 2:30 PM          2020 Forum Planning

2:30- 3:00 PM            Open Discussion and Adjourn                       

RSVP for April 25 Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition Meeting

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Join us for the Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition (TMSC) meeting, April 25, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

New location! The meeting will be held at the new TTI Headquarters Building, 1111 RELLIS Parkway in Bryan, Texas, 77807 (https://tti.tamu.edu/facilities/maps/bryan-college-station/), in Room 1122. Both members and non-members are invited to attend the meeting.

Please RSVP to attend by emailing Christie no later than noon on Tuesday, April 23 and indicate if you will drive a State Vehicle, Personal Vehicle or Motorcycle, and if possible please include the license plate number. The license plate number is needed to issue your parking permit at the RELLIS campus. RSVP-ing in advance and providing your vehicle and license plate information will save some time when you arrive on Thursday morning (and will help us order the right amount of food for lunch)!

The agenda will be as follows:

10:00 – 10:15 AM | Opening Remarks & New Member Introduction | Chris Beiries, TMSC Chair

10:15 – 10:30 AM | 2019 Forum Review and Eval; 2020 Forum Dates | Cody Stewart, TTI

10:30 – 10:45 AM | Motorcycle Training and TDLR Update | John Young, DPS/Mike Manser, TTI

10:45 – 11:00 AM | Break

11:00 – 11:20 AM | TxDOT Update | Lisa Johnson, TxDOT

11:20 – 12:00 PM | TMSC Bylaws and Upcoming Meetings | Mike Manser, TTI

12:00 – 1:15 PM | Lunch and Networking

1:15 – 1:45 PM | Motorcycle Strategic Action Plan 2016-21 Review | Laura Higgins, TTI

1:45 – 2:45 PM | SAP Countermeasures and TMSC – Discussion

2:45 – 3:00 PM | Open Discussion and Adjourn

 

 

TTI’s Motorcycle Safety Team Spreading Awareness at Lone Star Rally

This year’s Lone Star Rally starts November 1, and TTI’s motorcycle safety team will be there to spread the word about motorcycle safety.

We’ll be handing out free patches, koozies, chapstick, hand sanitizer, kickstand coasters and bumper stickers at the booth. Come see us!

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 rally events on the Lone Star Rally website.

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Great Outdoors Expo | Seafood. SEE Motorcycles.

Join us July 20 through 22 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.