44th Country to hit 1000 Unique Views – Slovenia Population: 1,992,690


 Background
The Slovene lands were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the latter’s dissolution at the end of World War I. In 1918, the Slovenes joined the Serbs and Croats in forming a new multinational state, which was named Yugoslavia in 1929. After World War II, Slovenia became a republic of the renewed Yugoslavia, which though communist, distanced itself from Moscow’s rule. Dissatisfied with the exercise of power by the majority Serbs, the Slovenes succeeded in establishing their independence in 1991 after a short 10-day war. Historical ties to Western Europe, a strong economy, and a stable democracy have assisted in Slovenia’s transformation to a modern state. Slovenia acceded to both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004; it joined the eurozone in 2007. Continue reading “44th Country to hit 1000 Unique Views – Slovenia Population: 1,992,690”

What The Latest NHTSA Motorcycle Data Reveals


To carry on the helmet discussion here are some stats that are alarming…

November 18, 2013

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For the third consecutive year, the number of U.S. motorcycle fatalities has risen again with 4,957 riders having been killed on the roads in 2012 according the latest report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Continue reading “What The Latest NHTSA Motorcycle Data Reveals”

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