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Yet Another Felony

May 27, 2010

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Bikers love children. Children love motorcycles. And police hate motorcycles, children, bikers and letting people alone. So when all those elements get close enough the result is often a felony. John Tuohy, who covers the police beat for the Indianapolis Star reported today that Edward Purnell, 47, has been charged with felony neglect of a […]

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Hugh Harrison “Harry” Hurt

December 2, 2009

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Harry Hurt, the author of the only comprehensive investigation ever made into the factors that effect motorcycle safety, died November 29th at Pomona Valley Hospital east of Los Angeles. Susan Carpenter of the Los Angeles Times has reported that he died from a heart attack that was the result of back surgery on November 22nd. […]

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West Virginia, Tennessee Helmet Laws

March 25, 2009

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I you plan to ride in either West Virginia or Tennessee this summer don’t forget to wear your special plastic hat. Bills to end mandatory helmet laws in both states died this week. Both bills lost to the argument that letting bikers go helmetless would cost everybody too much money. Tennessee In Tennessee House Bill […]

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