Agenda Announced for Aug. 24 TMSC Meeting

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Join us for the Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition (TMSC) meeting, August 24, 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 Tuesday, August 22 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 –  10:05am Opening Remarks/Welcome New Members
Chris Beiries, TMSC Chair
10:05am –  10:25am Overview of Motorcycle Mapping Project
Paige Ericson-Graber, TTI
10:25am  –10:45am TxDOT Motorcycle Survival Presentation: Overview & Responses
Jude Schexnyder, TxDOT
10:45am – 11:05am Motorcycle Strategic Action Plan Supplemental TMSC Workshop Overview
Mike Manser, TTI
11:05am – 11:45am Tentative: Klim Motorcycle Gear
11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 1:20pm Gear Up PSAs Presentation & Feedback
Mike Manser, TTI
1:20pm – 1:40pm Identification of Future TMSC Meeting Locations, Dates, and Times
Mike Manser, TTI
1:40pm – 1:50pm Break
1:50pm – 2:10pm Look. Learn. Live. Outreach Events
Christie Havemann, TTI
2:10pm – 2:30pm Skilled Motorcycle Riders Association
Sara Parks, Skilled Motorcycle Riders Association
2:30pm – 3:00pm Open Discussion & Adjourn

August 24 | Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition Meeting

Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition logo

Join us for the Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition (TMSC) meeting, August 24, 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 Tuesday, August 22 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.

An agenda & reminder will be available soon.

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TMSC Meeting Minutes | June 22, 2017

The Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition met on June 22 to discuss a number of items. Highlights included:

  • Opening Remarks/ Welcome New Members
  • Texas Motorcycle Safety Forum Discussion & Evaluation: Increasing Attendance & Future Speakers
  • Texas DPS Motorcycle Safety Unit Update
  • Lunch & Impaired Motorcycle Simulator Demos
  • Motorcycle Safety in Florida
  • Motorcycle Strategic Action Plan Review
  • Open Discussion and Adjourn

The meeting minutes are now available to download.

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.

Find minutes from other meetings here.

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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Join the Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition

IMG_2803The Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition (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.

The goal of the TMSC is to reduce the number of crashes involving motorcycles and deaths and injuries resulting from these crashes. Learn more.

Join the TMSC

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