"The Augusta Chronicle reported that the local sheriff's deputies have tested two Honda ST1300 since back in 2009 and since then, the number of Japanese machines continued to grow. In fact 2008 was the last year the local PD bought Harley-Davidson bikes." -- Florin Tibu, Autoevolution.comRead the complete article.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Police Begin Preferring Honda Motorcycles
The use of Harley-Davidson motorcycles for police work goes back almost to the origin of the Motor Company. However, there is more emphasis on catching criminals using fast acceleration and higher top speed. Therefore, police seem to favor Honda motorcycles in increasing numbers. BMW has also been supplying its motorcycles in this regard. Here's an excerpt from an article in Autoevolution.com by Florin Tibu that discusses this trend: