2017 MRF Annual Year End Report (115th Congress) – This annual report and year-end wrap-up summarizes the milestones of the Motorcycle Riders Foundation this year
2015 FAST ACT passes the US Congress and moves to the Presidents desk
2014 MRF helps New York City avoid EPA Stamp law
2014 Walberg Amendment passes, retaining the NHTSA ban
2013 MRF Testifies before the EPA
2012 National Transportation Safety Board Drops Motorcyclists From “Top Ten” List
2012 Established the MRF Motorcycle Club Committee to formally recognize the support of Motorcycle Clubs and Confederations
2012 Established the MRF Industry Council giving aftermarket manufacturers the opportunity to be more involved with the bikers’ rights movement
2011 MRF met with US DOT Secretary LaHood to discuss backing off of the NHTSA funded motorcycle-only checkpoints and encouraged LaHood to reinstate the Motorcycle Advisory Council
2011 Former State Senator and MRF Assistant to Motorcycle Safety, Bob Letourneau testifies before the Highways and Transit Subcommittee lauding the importance of motorcycle safety programs
2009 Conceived and implemented the MRF Awareness and Education organization
2009 Participated in the D.C. Motorcycle Caucus2009 – Met with the RNC for the first time in MRF history
2009 Held the first national motorcycle lobby day event
2009 Actively engaged in debate with the CPSC on the youth bike ban, which was eventually overturned
2007 MRF works with Congress against the NTSB push for national helmet laws.
2006 MRF was a key player in creating the National Motorcycle Advisory Council.
2006 MRF ushered 44 states into the Federal Motorcycle Safety Program, obtaining grants totaling $6 million per year for State motorcycle safety programs.
2005 MRF was instrumental in defeat of Senator Lautenburg’s national helmet law amendment
2004 MRF releases “EPA for the Layman” for highway motorcycles
2001 Health Insurance Discrimination rules challenged
2000 MRF and New England motorcyclists came together to stop Helmet Law
1998 MRF and SMROs persuade Congress to include NHTSA Lobby Ban and prohibition of motorcycle bans on federally funded roads in Transportation Funding bill.
1995 MRF and our SMRO Partners succeed in repealing the federal helmet law blackmail against the states.
1991 MRF was instrumental in removing all references to “Motorcycle” from the DeDoncini Outlaw Gang Bill
1987 The MRF, working with grass-roots activists, stopped legislation that would ban the sale of “superbikes”