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Date Published: 2013-09-06

Contact: Damon Hodge

Phone: (702) 385-6509

Title: Road Show Workshops Highlight Nevada Traffic Safety Efforts

Story Text:

WHAT:           

Media is invited to attend/cover Nevada's Strategic Highway Safety Plan Road Shows for an inside view and update on Nevada traffic fatalities and injuries and traffic safety efforts.

WHEN/WHERE:         

Henderson

September 9: 2-4 p.m.

Henderson City Hall

240 S. Water Street, Green Valley Training Room, 2nd Floor


Las Vegas        

September 10: 2-4 p.m.

Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada

600 S. Grand Central Parkway, Room 296


Reno                

September 11: 2-4 p.m.

Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County

2050 Villanova Drive, Board Room


Elko                  

September 13: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Nevada Department of Transportation District 3 Office

1951 Idaho Street, Conference Room

WHAT:           

There have been 180 fatalities on Nevada roads this year. While Nevada traffic fatalities have decreased approximately 40 percent since 2006, the Nevada Departments of Transportation and Public Safety and other Strategic Highway Safety Plan partners across the state remain committed

to saving lives. Providing a snapshot of Nevada traffic safety efforts, these annual "Road Show" workshops bring together transportation engineers and planners, law enforcement, emergency medical responders, educators, safety advocates and others to enact Strategic Highway Safety

Plan strategies and help reach Nevada's zero fatalities traffic safety goal. (Zero Fatalities Website and link to the Strategic Highway Safety Plan.