The eight words that will save the motorcycle industry $1 billion


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The MIC estimates that, by banning the sale of any lead-containing products to under 12s, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act could cost the powersports industy $1 billion in lost revenue annually. Now, two years later, a bill has finally been proposed in Congress to rectify that. How will the Kids Just Want To Ride Act do so? The simple addition of just eight words.

Here’s the full text of HR 412, the Kids Just Want To Ride Act:


So basically with the addition of, “Subsection (a) shall not apply to off-highway
vehicles” an entire industry is saved and kids will again be able to ride appropriately sized off-road machines, thereby making them safer? Yep.

You can take action through the AMA.

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