motorcycles http://wkms.org en Motorcycle Rally Adds Bikers to Roadways http://wkms.org/post/motorcycle-rally-adds-bikers-roadways <p>Highway officials warn motorists to be on the look-out for more than 15,000 bikers in our region, headed to the Kentucky Bike Rally. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 17:01:02 +0000 Angela Hatton 19355 at http://wkms.org Motorcycle Rally Adds Bikers to Roadways the morning cram [how about three shillings, and we forget the name edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-how-about-three-shillings-and-we-forget-name-edition <p>And I&#39;d like to thank everyone who helped me along the way...you know who you are.</p><p><strong>NPR reports</strong> Mitt Romney is breaking with tradition by choosing to keep his &quot;bundlers&quot; <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/30/151539520/romney-lets-big-dollar-bundlers-stay-anonymous">anonymous</a>.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 14:05:44 +0000 Gary Pitts 17802 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [how about three shillings, and we forget the name edition] New Test for Kentucky Motorcyclists http://wkms.org/post/new-test-kentucky-motorcyclists <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); ">Kentuckians wanting a motorcycle operator&#39;s license will face a new rider skills test starting this week. The Kentucky State Police Driver Testing Branch will start using the new test tomorrow which was developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. It&#39;s designed to better determine if operators possess sufficient safety skills for riding motorcycles in traffic. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:36:00 +0000 Associated Press 17798 at http://wkms.org New Test for Kentucky Motorcyclists Afternoon Round-Up 4/9/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-4912 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/04/09/150292381/facebook-is-buying-instagram">Facebook is Buying Instagram</a> (Somewhere in Portland a hipster is quietly sobbing into his can of PBR)</p><p>And now the news from around our region:</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 21:39:29 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17574 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 4/9/12 Spike in Motorcycle Accidents Prompts Social Media Campaign from KSP http://wkms.org/post/spike-motorcycle-accidents-prompts-social-media-campaign-ksp <p>With a 69% spike in motorcycle accidents so far this year, Kentucky State Police are turning to social media to counter the problem.&nbsp; KSP spokesman Trooper Michael Webb says the agency is launching a weeklong campaign urging both motorcyclists and drivers to be careful. He says,</p><p>&ldquo;Our message for motorcycle safety is simply to be more proactive and vigilant in the upcoming months. Summer is closely upon us and we know that more motorcyclists will be on the roadway during that time.&rdquo;</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 21:04:46 +0000 Mark Heyne (WVXU) 17571 at http://wkms.org Spike in Motorcycle Accidents Prompts Social Media Campaign from KSP