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AMA Reinforces Pro-Lane Splitting Stance with Articles in ‘American Motorcyclist’

American Motorcyclist magazine articles on lane splitting

The AMA released its lane splitting position statement back in November 2013, and we spoke at length with AMA Board of Directors member Jim Viverito and AMA spokesperson Pete terHorst about this long-awaited move in December. Beginning with the  April 2014 issue,

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Interview: Talking about Lane Splitting with AMA Board Member Jim Viverito

American Motorcyclist magazine articles on lane splitting

The American Motorcyclist Association quietly released an updated position on lane splitting in early November. This is exciting news for us here at LaneSplittingIsLegal HQ—I’m an AMA member, but I’ve also been frustrated that the AMA didn’t take more of

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American Motorcyclist Association Responds to Questions on AB236 & Lane Splitting

American Motorcyclist magazine articles on lane splitting

After Nevada’s lane splitting bill, AB236, died in the rush to get bills heard before the 2013 second house deadline, many asked “where was the AMA?” As a member myself, I’ve often been frustrated that the AMA hasn’t taken an

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CA Lane Splitting Bill SB 350 Referred to Committee

LANE SPLITTING IS NOT A CRIME

In spite of the AMA reporting that SB 350 would be withdrawn, the bill history was updated yesterday as moved to Transportation & Housing Committee. The current bill status for SB 350 shows: LAST HIST. ACT. DATE: 02/28/2013 LAST HIST.

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California Lane Splitting Bill SB 350 To Be Withdrawn – Or Not?

LANE SPLITTING IS NOT A CRIME

The AMA reported this afternoon that Senator Jim Beall will withdraw SB 350, pending result of the University of California-Berkeley safety study which I’ve heard is just getting going. This is great news. The bill was poorly written and extremely vague, and

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