The event is to help raise awareness of the Move Over laws.
Thurmont, MD. – (LG) The annual Spirit Ride, taking place Saturday, September 16th, will make a stop in Thurmont, Maryland.
The event sponsored by AAA Mid Atlantic will feature a procession of more than 50 tow trucks and emergency vehicles, relaying the spirit casket to the Guardian Hose Company.
Participants will include deputies with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police and local fire responders.
A ceremony will be held beginning at 10:00 a.m. on East Main Street. The event is to help raise awareness of the Move Over Laws and to honor the approximately 200 roadside workers who lose their lives each year in the line of duty.
Guest speakers will include John A. Kinnaird, Mayor of Thurmont, Ragina Cooper Averella, Manager of Public and Government Affairs at AAA Mid-Atlantic, and Mike Jensen, Owner of Mike’s Autobody and Towing Owner.