A.B.A.T.E. Of The Garden State

Of course the big news is the passage by the General Assembly yesterday (6/23) of A2316, the Motorcycle-only Checkpoint bill. This bill, when passed, will prevent any law enforcement agency in the State from conducting a checkpoint or systematic inspection on any public roadway in New Jersey which includes only motorcycles. We have some good… [Continue Reading]


These Bills are directly related to motorcycles.  They may still have other vehicle applications.


Call to Action – Help End the Federal Funding of the Motorcycle-Only Roadside Checkpoints The US Congress has moved forward on the highway funding bill. They recently named the Conferees that will negotiate the differences between the House and the Senate versions of the bill. This is a crucial juncture for the legislation that would… [Continue Reading]

Booth at Dawn Patrol Run_2010

Effective August 1, 2010, motorcycles are no longer required to submit for an inspection in New Jersey and display registration decals. Registration decals will no longer be issued. Decals may be removed from license plates. Riders should keep in mind that it is their responsibility to make sure their motorcycles are free from mechanical defects… [Continue Reading]


Motorcycle-only checkpoints have revved up concern in Congress, and wording was recently inserted into the House highway bill that would bar the U.S. Department of Transportation from providing grants to local or state governments for such discriminatory inspections. The action arose over motorcycle-exclusive roadblocks set up in Georgia and New York under federal safety grants… [Continue Reading]



 Mission Statement

To enhance and protect the motorcyclist riding rights in New Jersey. To enhance the common good and general welfare of New Jersey’s motorcycling community by promoting education, awareness, safety concerns and to foster a general understanding by motorcyclist and motorist alike. To make our voices heard on legislation affecting riders in New Jersey on a local, state and national level by creating a united community of motorcyclists connected through our organization.  Furthermore, we address any legislation concerning motorcyclists locally, statewide or nationally. Finally, we will engage in charitable activities benefiting our organization, the motorcycle community and society at large.

Motorcycle Only Checkpoint (MOC) Bill is LAW

Our long awaited MOC bill is law!  The link below will show you a copy of the signed bill.  It may be short, but it has teeth.  Law enforcement can no longer single out a group of bikers just “because”.  Checkpoints must treat motorcycles like any other vehicle.


ABATE of the Garden State is fighting for motorcyclists’ rights on several state level issues. Most of these issues will not only help all motorcyclists, but will either directly or indirectly help all motorists.

  1. Increased penalties for right of way violations causing injury or death.
  2. Fight for increased penalties for and enforcement of distracted driving violations.
  3. Continue the fight against E-15 and higher blends of Ethanol fuel.
  4. Maximum utilization of motorcycle safety funding program.
  5. Promotion of driver and rider education courses and motorcycle awareness.
  6. Option to proceed at unresponsive red lights.
  7. Veteran Motorcycle License Plate.
  8. Increased enforcement of covered load laws.
  9. Legalize multiple motorcycles per parking spot.
  10. Educated freedom of choice concerning helmet use for adults.

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