ABATE of Washington Welcome to Washington


ABATE is a non-profit organization dedicated to the Freedom of Choice.
Membership is open to anyone interested in promoting freedom of the roads, whether you ride a motorcycle or not.

Ensure your freedom by fighting anti-bike legislation and promoting fair motorcycle legislation.

ABATE does not advocate that you ride without a helmet when the law is repealed, only that you have the right to decide.

Legal Disclaimer

We make every effort to provide correct information on this site. However, the legal landscape surrounding ABATE’s issues and agenda is fluid and subject to a MANY of political and personal influences. Therefore, any and all information you LEARN from this site should be independently verified. Nothing found throughout this ABATE of Washington website is meant to be construed as legal advice.


Updated 04/21/2013
ABATE of Washington has an important election coming up this month for State Coordinator. The candidates are Lyle Coyle, incumbent and Ron Fryer, Clark County Chapter Coordinator. 

All members of record in good standing as of April 1st will be mailed a ballot on May 1st. It is very important that you return your ballot to the address on the ballot to be received prior to Saturday, June 7th when the Post Office Box will be closed and ballots counted.

Any member not receiving a ballot by May 15, please contact the membership secretary at: Greg Hansen 360-229-6653 or at: membership@abate-wa.org.

When you receive your ballot, mark your vote choice and fold so ABATE of Washington, PO Box 5189, Lacy, WA 98509 is on the outside, tape closed and provide postage. Do not remove your name, member number and address as this is used by the election committee to validate your ballot.

The Teller Committee (i.e. Election committee) for this election consists of the following Chapter Deputy Coordinators: South King County, Olympia, and Mason with Sky Valley as an alternate. The teller committee is chaired by the State Sgt at Arms: Tim Wilkins.

ABATE of Washington Bylaws covering Elections are: Article VII, 7.1 thru 7.9
Updated 04/21/2013
Proclamation signed by Gov. Jay Inslee making May - Motorcycle Awareness Month.
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Updated 04/21/2013
Gov. Jay Inslee signs Senate Bill No. 5141, March 31, 2014. Relating to allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions. This law takes effect June 12th.
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Updated 02/17/2013

ABATE of Washington Questionnaire

If you are interested in making your voice heard in ABATE of Washington, please download and fill out the questionnaire, then email it back to Lyle Coyle at coordinator@abate-wa.org

Click here to download the Questionnaire.


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