Motorcycle Awareness Tour rolls through Columbus

This weekend the Governor's Office of Highway Safety kicked-off its first ever Georgia Motorcycle Awareness Tour, consisting of a six-day ride through the state to promote motorcycle safety.

Law enforcement from counties across Georgia, including Muscogee County, have teamed up with motorcycle enthusiasts to spread the message that the road must be shared by all motorists.

The tour started Saturday and will go through Thursday, April 30. It came to Columbus today at 10 a.m. The next stop will be Albany.

Here's the complete tour list:

Day 2: GMAT News Conference 11AM, Sunday, April 26th in Carroll County Day 3: GMAT News Conference 10:00 AM, Monday, April 27th in Columbus, GA (Holiday Inn Express, 7336 Bear Lane) Day 3: GMAT News Conference 2PM, Monday, April 27th in Albany, GA Day 4: GMAT News Conference 9AM, Tuesday, April 28th in Valdosta, GA Day 4: GMAT News Conference 5PM, Tuesday, April 28th in Savannah, GA Day 5: GMAT News Conference 2PM, Wednesday, April 29th in Augusta, GA Day 6: FINAL Share The Road News Conference 10:30 AM, Thursday, April 30th in Atlanta, GATurner Field Gold Lot, 755 Hank Aaron Drive, Atlanta, GA 30315

Exact routes and other information can be accessed at www.gahighwaysafety.org/2009motorcycletour