Mayor’s Proclamations Commemorate May for Two Separate Occasions

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Mayor Freddie Taylor read two proclamations: one made May Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month while the other designated May 15 Put on Purple Day to educate the public about Lupus and its’ effects on individuals, families and society.

“Whereas today’s society is finding more citizens involved in motorcycling on roads, and whereas more cyclists are roughly unprotected and therefore more prone to injury or death in a crash, and whereas other campaigns have helped inform riders and motorists alike to motorcycle safety issues to reduce motorcycle related risks and injuries, and most of all fatalities through a comprehensive approach to motorcycle safety, and whereas it is the responsibility of all who put themselves behind the wheel to become aware of motorcyclists, regarding them with the same respect as any other vehicle traveling the highways of this country, and it is the responsibility of drivers and motorcyclists alike to obey all traffic laws and safety rules, and whereas urging all citizens of our community to become of the inherent danger involved in operating a motorcycle, and for riders and motorists alike to give each other the mutual respect they deserve, I Freddie Taylor, mayor of the city of Sulphur Springs, hereby proclaim the month of May as motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month,” mayor Freddie Taylor said.

Mayor Taylor urges citizens of Sulphur Springs to increase awareness and safety of motorcyclists in their community.

Author: Staff Reporter

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