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WHEREAS, motorcycle riding is a popular form of recreation and transportation for thousands of people across the state and the nation; and

WHEREAS, the safe operation of a motorcycle requires the use of special skills developed through a combination of training and experience, the use of good judgement, and a thorough knowledge of traffic laws and licensing requirements; and

WHEREAS, the safety consideration of motorcycling should be of great concern to motorcyclists, as well as all other motor vehicle operators, it is especially important that the citizens of our state be aware of motorcycles on the streets and highways and recognize the importance of motorcycle safety; and

WHEREAS, the Nevada Rider Motorcycle Safety Program is intended to reduce the number of crashes, injuries, and fatalities associated with motorcycling by encouraging motorcycle operators to participate in rider education programs, wear the proper riding apparel, do not drink and ride, and operate their vehicle defensively according to the rules of the road; and

WHEREAS, all motorcycle organizations, clubs, dealerships, groups, enthusiasts, and highway safety officials in our state should join with the Nevada Department of Public Safety in actively promoting safe operation, increased rider training, improved licensing efforts, and motorist awareness; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada encourages all motor vehicle operators to be especially cautious and look out for these smaller vehicles during the seasonal return of motorcyclists to Nevada's streets and highways;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim May 2021 as

MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 22nd day of April 2021

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