Sheriff K.C. Hamp welcomes all bikers & motorcyclists to the 2013 National Bikers Roundup being held at the Paul Battle Arena & Exposition Center in Tunica County, Mississippi. All bikers & motorcyclists are encouraged to wear their helmets while traveling on all county roadways and state highways. Law enforcement agencies, to include: Tunica County Sheriff’s Office, Tunica Police Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol and all participating agencies will be strictly enforcing the helmet law.
MS Statue & Code: § 63-7-64. Motorcycle or motor scooter crash helmets. No person shall operate or ride upon any motorcycle or motor scooter upon the public roads or highways of this state unless such person is wearing on his or her head a crash helmet of the type and design inspected and approved by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators…
During this time, please remember to keep the family of Trooper Eric Lentz of the Mississippi Highway Patrol, who was killed in an accident on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in your prayers.
The 2013 National Bikers Roundup begins today through Saturday, August 3, 2013. We are asking everyone to please stay safe and we hope you have a wonderful experience in our Great State of Mississippi and Tunica County.
/r/Sheriff K.C. Hamp, Sr.