(By Delegates Manuel, Dalton, Angotti, Ashley,

Doyle, Butcher, Perdue, Dempsey,

Coleman and Ferrell)

Requesting the Governor to make suitable public notice each year of the month of May as Motorcycle Awareness and Safety Month.

Whereas, Concern for motorcycle awareness and safety serves the public interest of all West Virginia citizens; and
Whereas, It is appropriate that the Governor comment upon the significance of motorcycle awareness and safety and call upon the citizens of the state to be aware of sharing the road with motorcyclists and of motorcycle safety programs within the state; and
, It serves the public interest for the Governor to emphasize the need of the citizens to be aware of the presence of motorcycles on our state highways; to keep the highways, roads and streets safe for motorcyclists; to offer assistance to motorcyclists and to share the road with motorcyclists; and
, It is appropriate for the Governor to remind the citizens of the state of policies with respect to safe motorcycling and awareness herein declared and urge citizens to cooperate in giving effect to them; and
, It is requested that the Governor will ensure that sufficient funds are provided in his budget to advertise the month of May as Motorcycle Awareness and Safety Month through public service media announcements and through promotion through the Division of Motor Vehicles, Division of Tourism and private not-for-profit organizations, and state supported activities across the state; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Governor make suitable public notice of the month of May as Motorcycle Awareness and Safety Month; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Governor of the state and to the Capitol Press Corp.