Cedar Falls, IA Cars

Motorcycle: Basic Rider Course

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Basic Rider Course is a learn-to-ride education and training safety program that consists of the online MSF Basic eCourse to address basic motorcycle knowledge, five hours of classroom instruction with a RiderCoach to address rider perception and risk management, and 10 hours of on-cycle, hands-on instruction. Motorcycles are provided for use during the course. Prior to the first day of class you will need to read the Rider Handbook and complete the eCourse online. Price of the eCourse is included and student will receive an email two weeks before the class start date with a redemption code. Riders must be able to balance a bicycle to participate in the riding portion of the course and successfully complete a riding skills test. This course does have a written and a riding skills test. Successful completion of BOTH tests is required to receive a DOT certificate of completion. A course completion card may provide an insurance discount. This course is required by Iowa law to obtain a motorcycle operator's license for all residents under the age of 18. If you are a minor, you must have a valid driver's permit and you must have written consent from your parent or guardian at time of registration. If under age of 18, registrations are done in person at Hawkeye's Cedar Falls Center.
Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier

Black Hawk Co. explains why ATV usage won't be expanded

WATERLOO — Black Hawk County won’t join others across the state allowing expanded use of off-road vehicles on county lands, saying the increase in registration fees wouldn’t outweigh the potential dangers and damage to county parks. Catherine Nicholas, Black Hawk County engineer, met with other department heads, including Sheriff Tony...
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Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier

No more semi parking along Greyhound Drive if city approves new ordinance

WATERLOO — The city will consider whether to ban parking along Greyhound Drive after residents and business owners complained about semis parked along that street, reducing visibility and creating safety hazards. The Waterloo City Council will consider passing the ordinance in all three readings at their meeting Monday, which would...
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Cedar Valley Daily Times

Council approves EV charging stations for library parking lot

The city of Oelwein will be enhancing its appeal soon with the installation of electric vehicle charging stations. City Administrator Dylan Mulfinger says the city received a grant through the Iowa Volkswagen Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust Project for authorized and approved costs of two Level 2 electric vehicle chargers to be installed in the Oelwein Public Library parking lot.