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    • MPI reports drop in road fatality numbers for 2017

      MPI reports drop in road fatality numbers for 2017 Manitoba Public Insurance says 73 people were killed on Manitoba roads in 2017, the second lowest annual total in the past 35 years. Only 2014 had a lower number of fatalities at 68. In 2016, 107 people died on roadways. READ ONCanadaMotorcycle Safety & Training

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    • Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Unveils 2018 Roadmap Report Grading Each State

      Report Card names Best & Worst states, reveals 407 dangerous legislative gaps. Adopting proven safety laws coupled with existing advanced vehicle technology is "Safest Route" to curbing daily toll of 100 deaths and 6,500 injuries. READ ONMotorcycle Safety & Training

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    • Riderless Yamaha motorcycle summoned with a wave

      Riderless Yamaha motorcycle summoned with a wave With a wave, Mr Kinji Asamura summoned a riderless motorcycle to his side at the Yamaha booth at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show last week. The concept electric motorcycle, called Motoroid, then balanced in position, holding its place even when Mr Asamura tried gently to push it over. READ ONTechnologyYamahaMotorcycle Safety & Training

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    • Austin Motorcycle Accidents Keep Medics Busy

      Austin Motorcycle Accidents Keep Medics Busy Three bike accidents in a span of just 45 minutes over the weekend casts spotlight on significant toll left in the wake of recent wrecks. AUSTIN, TX — Medics responded to three separate motorcycle incidents in a 45-minute span on Saturday, casting a light on the seemingly increased rate of such accidents in Austin. READ ONMotorcycle Safety & TrainingInternational

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    • Why Drivers Fail to See Motorcycles in Plain Sight

      Why Drivers Fail to See Motorcycles in Plain Sight The disproportionately high number of motorcycle-related traffic accidents may be linked to the way the human brain processes. Published in Human Factors, the study examines how the phenomenon of inattentional blindness, or a person’s failure to notice an unexpected object in plain sight.. READ ONMotorcycle Safety & TrainingInternational

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    Flat Tail Freddy's BIO:

    Born: January 15th, 2014
    Hometown: Grande Prairie AB
    Height: 3” 3” Weight: 70 lbs.
    School: Beaverlodge High
    Guilty Pleasures: Like Tim Horton’s is for most riders, Beavertails are the guilty pleasure of most beavers, myself included.
    Favourite Food: Cattails
    Turn Ons: A sexy orange toothed Smile! (Beaver’s teeth have a high content of iron in them making them orange in color and extremely strong and self sharpening.)
    Turn Off’s: A dirty beaver
    Favourite song to sing in the shower: I’m Proud to be a Beaver 
    Favourite Band: Evil Beaver
    Favourite Alcoholic Beverage: The Bionic Beaver Cocktail
    Favourite Non Alcoholic Beverage: Like Belt Drive Betty, I love good Coffee, the Beaver Rock Roastery Blends are my favourite.      
    Favourite Clothing Company: Beaver Canoe Company beavercanoe.com
    Favourite Political Party: The Beaver Party of Canada
    Favourite Author: Paul Jamiol Favourite Book: Bikers are Animals 4
    Working and Riding Event I’d like to attend someday: Rally in the Beaver Valley, Fruitvale BC
    Goals & Dreams: Be the best damned safety ambassador that motorcyclists could hope for.
    Ambition: To see all riders get home safe and sound so that they may ride another day.