Press Release - 05-11-2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Wednesday, May 11, 2022     

MEDIA ADVISORY: GTSC MARKS MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH AND WARNS OF RISE IN FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASHES

Troy, NY- The Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) and a father who lost his son in a motorcycle crash to urge safety in the wake of a rise in motorcycle crashes and fatalities. A New York State Motorcycle Safety Program (NYSMSP) class will be conducted during the press conference.

 When:          Friday, May 13, 2022
                     10:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.

 Where:        Hudson Valley Community College
                     80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, NY 12180
                     *Event in I-lot and parking in B3-lot.
                      https://map.hvcc.edu/

Who:            Chuck DeWeese, Assistant Commissioner for Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee    
                     Mike Riecke, victim advocate and father of Chris Riecke, who died as a result of a motorcycle crash
                     Patrick Russo, Rensselaer County Sheriff
                     Ben Zadrozny, Program Manager for the New York State Motorcycle Safety Program

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