Just about every day I drive by a Ghost Bike in Shreveport.
It's an old bicycle painted white. It's been in the 2400 block of Southern Avenue since April 29th right alongside the roadway. That's where 71-year-old Samuel Smith was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver as Smith rode his bicycle.
These Ghost Bike memorials have sprung up all across America marking locations where bicyclists have been killed or severely injured.
It's a way to remember the victims. But just as important, the ghost bike is a reminder to passing motorists to share the road and to watch out for people on bicycles.
I'm James Smith.