• Ride of Silence set for May 20, 2009 at 2 locations in Delaware

    by  • May 18, 2009 • Events, Injuries and Fatalities • 0 Comments

    On May 20, 2009, at 7:00 PM, the Ride of Silence will begin in North America and roll across the globe. Cyclists will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. Although cyclists have a legal right to share the road with motorists, the motoring public often isn’t aware of these rights, and sometimes not aware of the cyclists themselves.

    The Ride Of Silence is a free ride that asks its cyclists to ride no faster than 12 mph and remain silent during the ride. There is no brochure, no sponsors and no registration fees. The ride, which is held during Bike Safety month, aims to raise the awareness of motorists, police and city officials that cyclists have a legal right to the public roadways. The ride is also a chance to show respect for those who have been killed or injured.

    Newark Charter School area map
    Sussex ROS information (pdf)
    New Castle ROS information (pdf)
    ROS Delaware locations/contacts page

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