October 21, 2020

Up To Speed

Preliminary Report Draws No Conclusion On NH Crash

CONCORD, NH – A preliminary report issued Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board into the June 21 crash in Randolph, NH that killed seven motorcyclists offered no new insight into the tragedy. It did confirm that a pickup truck driven by 23-year-old Volodymyr Zhukovskyy and towing an unladen trailer …

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National Powersports Fined For Not Paying Overtime

MANCHESTER, NH – National Powersports Distributors, the used bike seller in Pembroke and Merrimack, has been fined $22,000 and has paid $22,165 to 59 employees and former employees for failing to pay overtime during an unspecific period. The resolution to violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was announced …

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Safe Riding: Passing BRC Doesn’t Make One Road-Ready

NAUGATUCK, CT – Riding a motorcycle isn’t for everyone. While an estimated 85 percent of students taking the Motorcycle Safety Foundation-designed Basic Rider Course are successful, passing the course doesn’t make one a skilled rider or even road-ready. That only comes with seat time and a willingness to constantly work …

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Registrar In Massachusetts Resigns In Wake of Crash

BOSTON – The head of the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles resigned Tuesday after her agency failed to terminate the commercial driver’s license of the man whose collision with a group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire left seven riders dead on Friday evening. In a statement announcing that she had …

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