Month: August 2009

Authorities say a Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue truck headed to a car fire on Florida’s Turnpike in Palm Beach Gardens collided with a motorcycle

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that the Thursday morning crash sent the motor rider to the hospital several lanes of traffic to be closed for a couple hours. A Fire-Rescue spokesman reports that the truck was making a U-turn across a median when the crash occurred. The motorcycle’s driver, 43-year-old Dennis Donahue, was wearing a

AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Offers Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine’s 5th Annual Museum Day

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame museum will participate in the fifth annual Museum Day, presented by Smithsonian magazine. A celebration of culture, learning and the dissemination of knowledge, Smithsonian’s Museum Day reflects the spirit of the magazine, and emulates

The biggest U.S. motorcycle maker plans to start sales in India from next year

Harley will import the motorcycles, accessories and riding gear for sale in India, the Milwaukee-based company said in an e-mailed statement today. The company has set up an Indian unit in Gurgaon, near New Delhi. The company will initially set up dealerships in cities including Mumbai and New Delhi as it aims to tap demand

Labor Day travel in Florida likely to be down 22 percent according to AAA

AAA has been releasing travel projections before each major holiday for more than 20 years. This year AAA determined the decline in likely travelers was the result of when Labor Day appears on the calendar. Labor Day falls on September 7, the latest possible date for the national holiday that was set for the first

A 72-year-old woman driving a pickup truck lost control Monday and crashed into a bus stop shelter, injuring a University of South Florida student

Police say Joy Conley, 22, of Ft. Lauderdale, was waiting at a HART bus shelter, N Himes Avenue and W Columbus Drive, when a 2001 Ford Ranger plowed into her. Conley was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries, Tampa police spokeswoman Darla Portman said. The crash happened at 12:34 p.m. as