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MOTORCYCLE SAFETY EDUCATION COMMISSION & PROGRAM

As specified in KRS 15A.350, the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet oversees a motorcycle safety education program that provides instructor and student rider training courses, instructor approval, and rider certifications through multiple local site providers throughout the Commonwealth.  Program activities are currently managed by a state university, with guidance from the Motorcycle Safety Education Commission.   Activities meet or exceed established national standards for motorcycle rider training courses prescribed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. 

In addition, the program may provide:

  • Activities to increase the awareness of a motorcyclist's knowledge of the effects of alcohol and drug use; 
  • Driver improvement efforts; 
  • Licensing improvement efforts; 
  • Program promotion activities; 
  • Enhancement of the public's awareness of motorcycles; and 
  • Enhancement of motorcycle safety through education.

 

 

LINKS OF INTEREST

 

Kentucky Motorcycle Rider Education Program, Eastern Kentucky University:  http://www.tsi.eku.edu/kentucky-motorcycle-safety-program

Motorcycle Safety Foundation:  http://online2.msf-usa.org/msf/Default.aspx

Kentucky Office of Highway Safety, Transportation Cabinet: http://transportation.ky.gov/highway-safety/Pages/default.aspx

COMMISSION MEMBERS

(Updated 9/2012):

 

Chair

Steve Hanlon

KY Motorcycle Association Representative

Term Expires:  6/30/2015

 

 

 

Dean Broaddus

Motorcycle Safety Education Instructor Representative

Term Expires:  6/30/2016

 

Vice-Chair

Jay Huber

KY Motorcycle Association Representative

Term Expires:  6/30/2016

 

 

 

Doug Marshall

KYTC Division of Drivers’ Licensing Representative

Term Expires:  6/30/2015

 

Glenda Hobbic

Speaker of the House’s Representative

Term Expires:  6/30/2016

 

 

Larry Cox

President of the Senate’s Representative

Term Expires:  6/30/2015

 

Capt. Fred Williams

Kentucky State Police Representative

Term Expires:  6/30/2014

 

 

 

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Per KRS, 15A.362, the Motorcycle Safety Education Commission is composed of seven (7) members, appointed as follows:

(a) One (1) representative of the Department of Kentucky State Police, appointed by the Governor;

(b) One (1) representative of the Transportation Cabinet's Division of Driver Licensing, appointed by the Governor;

(c) One (1) instructor in the motorcycle safety education program, appointed by the Governor;

(d) Two (2) members of the Kentucky Motorcycle Association, to be appointed by the Governor from a list of five (5) nominees selected by the association;

(e) One (1) member appointed by the Governor from a list of three (3) nominees selected by the President of the Senate; and

(f) One (1) member appointed by the Governor from a list of three (3) nominees selected by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

(3) Members of the Motorcycle Safety Education Commission shall serve a term of four (4) years. Sitting members shall be eligible to succeed themselves.

Individuals interested in serving on the Commission may obtain further information and apply at: http://governor.ky.gov/office/Pages/bc.aspx

 

Commission Meetings -- Public May Attend
 

KY Motorcycle Safety Education Commission

Meetings are held the second Monday of the third month of each quarter, unless otherwise noted.
 
Meetings begin at 10 a.m. in the First Floor Conference Room of the Justice and Public Safety Building, 125 Holmes Street, Frankfort, KY

Scheduled 2014  meetings*:

March 10, 2014 03102014 agenda

June 9, 2014

September 8, 2014

December 8, 2014

*Agenda Posted Here 24 Hours Prior to Meeting

 

CONTACT PROGRAM STAFF

Tanya Dickinson
Branch Manager
Tanya.Dickinson@ky.gov

Donna Jones
Program Internal Policy Analyst
Donna.Jones@ky.gov

Rosaland Moss, Financial Internal Policy Analyst
Rosland.Moss@ky.gov

 


Last Updated 3/10/2014
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