Press Release - 03-13-2019

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Contact:
Tim O’Brien             
[email protected] 

Darren Boysen
[email protected]

 

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: GTSC, DMV, AND DOH DISCUSS DANGERS OF DROWSY DRIVING WITH STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO

 

Buffalo, NY - The Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC), the Department of Motor Vehicles, and the Department of Health are holding a “Stay Awake, Stay Alive!” presentation for a public health class at the University at Buffalo on the dangers of drowsy driving on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Acting DMV Commissioner and Acting GTSC Chair Mark J.F. Schroeder will be joined by representatives from GTSC, SUNY Stony Brook, the National Road Safety Foundation, and a victim advocate.

 

Additionally, the National Road Safety Foundation will announce the winners of its drowsy driving PSA contest.

 

When:   Thursday, March 14, 2019
               9:30 am to 10:50 am
   *Open to Press

 

Where: Room 112 Norton Hall (lecture hall)
              University at Buffalo North Campus
              Buffalo, NY 14228

 

Who:    Mark J.F. Schroeder- Acting DMV Commissioner and Acting Chair of GTSC
             Maureen Kozakiewicz- GTSC State Program Coordinator for Drowsy Driving
            Jennifer Pearce- Victim Advocate
            Lisa Endee- Clinical Assistant Professor and Sleep Expert, SUNY Stony Brook
            Michelle Anderson, Director of Operations at National Road Safety Foundation