According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports nearly one-third of traffic related deaths in the United States is due to alcohol-impaired driving. Holiday season is here and the threat of increased alcohol-related traffic deaths and injuries is looming again. There are ways that we can reduce this suffering or stop it from happening. I am sure everybody knows how to do it but will we act on it?
Our Drive Safe Cedar Valley’s first traffic safety video is being aired on local TV and movie theaters. Thanks to Hellman our public relations agency, Allen Hospital and KWWL TV.
The Iowa Department of Transportation in partnership with the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Iowa Department of Public Safety has launched a Zero Fatality campaign. Click on their logo for interesting videos:
Thank you to Sgt. Brian Hoelscher, Waterloo and Evansdale Police Departments, area principals and teachers, and all the students and families who made our recent school outreach program a success! We visited more than 40 first, second and third grade classrooms to talk about traffic safety. Our hope is that learning now will set our children up for a lifetime of safety!
Congratulations to Avaya B., Daniel B., Audrienne K., Claire R., Abigail D., Shanti E., Damir S., and Molly M. for being the end of season 1 safety quiz winners.
Congratulations to Daniel B. and Emma K. for being the January 2015 safety quiz winners.
Congratulations to Kadence W. and Enisa A. for winning the December 2014 safety quiz.