Posted by Jonathan Maus ( Publisher/Editor ) on April 28th, 2008 at 9:39 pm
Share the Road Bike – Truck Safety Education Event
(PORTLAND, OR) – Bikes and Trucks can Share the Road. The City of Portland Office of Transportation, Maintenance Operations and Transportation Options staff are working together to educate bicyclists and companies employing professional drivers about the importance of sharing the road. A special opportunity for bicyclists to interact with individuals who drive trucks and large equipment for a living will be offered during the evening commute on Tuesday, April 29, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. The event will take place on SE Clinton Street just west of SE 39th Avenue.
What: Bike – Truck Safety Education Event
When: 4:30 – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Where: SE Clinton St. just west of SE 39th
Why: The City of Portland Office of Transportation wants to educate bicyclists and motorists about the unique challenges truck drivers face. It is important to recognize blind spots and use caution around big trucks.