Monday, June 19, 2017 is Motorcycle and Scooter Ride To Work Day
You’ll notice a few more motorcycles on the road this year on June nineteenth because it’s the twenty-sixth annual ‘Ride to Work Day’. World-wide, more than an estimated million riders become two-wheeled commuters to demonstrate riding as a fun and practical form of utility transportation.
The day promotes a motorcycle and scooter lower footprint both on the environment and on the roads. Rider’s clubs around the world encourage their members to participate in this annual demonstration.
According to the Ride to Work non-profit organization ,who organize the annual event on the third Monday of June, riding is a socially beneficial form of transportation which provides a broad range of other public benefits. According to the United States Census Bureau and the Department of Transportation, over eighty million cars and light trucks are used every day for commuting, and only about 200,000 motorcycles and scooters are a regular part of this mix. On June 19th the practical side of motorcycling and scootering becomes more visible.