Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Governor Brownback signs proclamation designating May as Motorcycle Awareness Month

Last Thursday, Governor Sam Brownback signed a proclamation that designates the month of May as Motorcycle Awareness Month. The proclamation states:


WHEREAS, many Kansans are concerned about making our streets and highways safe for motor vehicles, motorcycle, bicycle, pedestrian traffic, and

WHEREAS, many organizations have demonstrated that concern, including ABATE of Kansas, the American Motorcyclist Association, Motorcycle Riders Foundation, motorcycle clubs and riding groups, Kansas rider education programs, and Kansas motorcycle dealers and

WHEREAS, education, awareness, and safe driving habits for motorcyclists, motor vehicle operators, and bicyclists are high priorities worthy of special recognition and wider public interest:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sam Brownback, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF KANSAS, do hereby proclaim May of 2017, as

Motorcycle Awareness Month

in Kansas and urge all motorcyclists, bicyclists, and other motorists to participate in this effort to promote safe driving habits through increased education and public awareness. “
Governor Sam Brownback signed a proclamation designating the month of May as Motorcycle Awareness Month on Thursday, April 27. 

KDOT encourages riders and motorists to be aware and share the road. Looking twice before you make a traffic move may safe a life. 

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