Day: September 18, 2021

Are motorcycle crashes up from last year?

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)- A motorcycle crash took the life of a 69-year-old man from Vergennes, Vermont, on September 14, according to the Vermont State Police. Afterward, State Police took to social media saying motorcycle fatalities were up in the state 40% over a six-year average.

NEWS10 wondered if fatal motorcycle crashes in New York were also up, so we contacted multiple state agencies including the Department of Motor Vehicles and the New York State Police who directed us to the Traffic Safety Statistical Repository (TSSR).

Crash data, not only for motorcycles but automobiles, bicycles, pedestrians, and large trucks are available on the TSSR website.

Preliminary data showed there were more fatal motorcycle crashes during 2020 than 2019 in the state, according to the Traffic Safety Statistical Repository (TSSR). There

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MotoAmerica 101: Inside the Ultimate Motorcycle Racing Series

2021 MotoAmerica Superbike champion Jake Gagne 

2021 MotoAmerica Superbike champion Jake Gagne 

Motorcycle racers of the highest caliber are battling it out on America’s toughest and most technical tracks. These competitive speed freaks are scraping their knees through corners and sprinting down straights at nearly 200 mph, all while fighting like hell for ever-changing positions. Intrigued? Then you need to know more about MotoAmerica, the organization that makes it happen week after week. 

What Is MotoAmerica? 

MotoAmerica Superbike

Put simply, MotoAmerica is the premier motorcycle road racing organization in the United States. Think of it as the NASCAR of the sport bike world. 

In 2015, MotoAmerica formed to take the reigns from the American Motorcycling Association (AMA), thereby becoming the sanctioning body of the long-running AMA Superbike Series. 

Under the leadership of

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