The MSF is an internationally recognized not-for-profit foundation, supported by motorcycle manufacturers, that provides leadership to the motorcycle safety community through its expertise, tools, and partnerships. Although there are nearly 9 million motorcycles registered for street use today, fewer than 600,000 bikes were registered annually before 1960.

RETS curricula promotes lifelong-learning for motorcyclists and continuous professional development for certified Rider Coaches(SM) and other trainers.

MSF also actively participates in government relations, safety research, public awareness campaigns and the provision of technical assistance to state training and licensing programs.

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation is a national, not-for-profit organization sponsored by BMW, BRP, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, Piaggio, Polaris Motorcycles, Suzuki, Triumph and Yamaha.

To make motorcycling safer and more enjoyable by ensuring access to lifelong quality education and training for current and prospective riders, and by advocating a safer riding environment.

However, in the 1960s there was little in the way of motorcycle crash research or accident countermeasures.

The initial government reaction to the problem came in 1967 from the Department of Transportation, which simply focused on protective gear.

At that time few states required any special license or examination of those who wished to operate a motorcycle on public roads.

The following information has been compiled to address questions about Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) protocols and practices regarding the organization’s Ebola projects in West Africa and the people working there.

As noted earlier, MSF will not comment on the care and condition of Dr.