Governor Patrick has proclaimed a state motorcycle safety period from March 22 through April 30. The Registry of Motor Vehicles sponsors the Mass Rider Education Program, providing training, materials, new Rider Coach training and promotional and technical assistance to a statewide network of training sites.
Mass Rider programs are available at locations through the state. A total of 8,041 riders participated in the basic Rider Course in 2009, plus an additional 553 participating in the experienced Rider Course. As of 2008 there were 182,285 registered motorcycles in Massachusetts, up 1.2% compared to the previous year.
Learn more about Massachusetts Motorcycle Rider Education and program locations.
MassDOT Launches Two Improved Traffic Websites posted on Jul 1
MassDOT today announced the relaunch of two improved live traffic websites to provide motorists with better access to real-time traffic information, including access to more than 350 live streaming traffic cameras across the Commonwealth. The enhancements are part of MassDOT’s effort to provide drivers with information …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches Two Improved Traffic Websites
Fall River Milestone: New Route 79 Southbound Roadway Open posted on Jul 1
MassDOT contractors in Fall River have reached another milestone with the opening of the new Route 79 southbound roadway. The temporary off-ramp from Route 79 South to South Davol Street has been closed. Southbound traffic from Davol Street will continue to use South Davol Street …Continue Reading Fall River Milestone: New Route 79 Southbound Roadway Open
Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel posted on Jun 29
MassDOT encourages the public to travel safely on the 4th of July holiday weekend, drive during lower volume times on major roadways, and use public transportation where possible. MassDOT suspends all construction work on major arterial roadways from 12 p.m., Friday, July 1, through the …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel