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WHEREAS, Nevada's climate and scenery make motorcycle riding an attraction in the Battle Born State and riders consider our roadways to be some of the nation's best for riding; and

WHEREAS, the motorcycle is an important form of transportation for commuting, touring and recreation; and

WHEREAS, motorcycles are an energy-efficient vehicle that reduces fuel consumption, traffic and parking congestion; and

WHEREAS, it is important to reduce the number of fatalities and crashes associated with motorcycling by encouraging motorcycle operators to participate in rider education programs, wear the proper protective apparel, ride without impairment of drugs and alcohol, and operate their vehicle defensively according to the rules of the road; and

WHEREAS, to prevent injuries and deaths on Nevada's roadways, motorcyclists and motorists must be vigilant in their efforts to Share the Road to ensure the safety of everyone and to teach the goal of Zero Fatalities; and

WHEREAS, motorcycle organizations, clubs, dealerships, groups and highway safety officials should join in actively promoting safe operation, increased rider training and motorist awareness;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  May 2017

 MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH IN NEVADA

 

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