May. 17, 2019
2019 National Bike Ride of Silence for the injured and killed Bikers . .
Thousands of Bikers wearing white shirts took to the roads nationally in the USA to bring awareness to the many deaths and injured persons who bike on the roads .
Motorists and Bikers are all responsible for the safety of the bikers who ride with them on the busy roads each time .
Many bikers are killed while others injured while riding on their bikes on the roads .
The Bike ride of Silence day , is an opportunity to raise awareness to this problem and solicit public commitment in making sure that Bikers are safe as they ride .
In Houston Texas , mayor Sylvester Turner addressed the participants who gathered in front of the city hall before the ride of silence . He told them of what the city was doing to contribute in making riding safe .
Bike Houston has the following as goals of their Ride of Silence ;
To honor those who have been injured or killed
To raise awareness that we are here
To ask that we all share the road
To educate all Houstonians of the fact that bicyclists have a legal right to the road.
Dr Akwo Thompson Ntuba