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Sunshine Skyway Bridge Lights Up Green in Honor of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 30th, 2021

For more information contact:

Christina Van Allen, cvanallen@cutr.usf.edu

St. Petersburg, FL — On Sunday, May 2nd, the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay will be completely lit up in “Ride Smart Florida” green, in collaboration with Ride Smart Florida to raise awareness for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Ride Smart Florida, a communication and outreach extension of the Florida Motorcycle Safety Coalition, is a group of safety partners from around the state who share the common goal of reducing fatalities of motorcycle riders and their passengers. The bridge lighting is part of Ride Smart Florida’s year-round efforts to encourage motorcyclists to always ride smart and to remind all road users to watch for motorcycles.

Ride Smart Florida is also offering free “Watch for Motorcycles” yard signs to raise awareness and generate local support for the cause. To order your free yard sign in honor of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and learn more about Ride Smart Florida please visit, www.ridesmartflorida.com.

The most current updates on Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month are available on Ride Smart Florida’s social media channels:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RideSmartFL

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ridesmartfl/

Ride Smart Florida is the communication and outreach extension of the Florida Motorcycle Safety Coalition, a group of safety partners from around the state who share the common goal of reducing fatalities of motorcycle riders and their passengers. Ride Smart Florida uses data-driven research to develop, implement and evaluate countermeasures and works with safety partners around the state to reduce fatalities and serious injuries to motorcycle riders and their passengers. To learn more about Ride Smart Florida visit, http://www.ridesmartflorida.com/

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