Press Release - 03-25-2024

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MEDIA ADVISORY: GOVERNOR’S TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (GTSC) INVITES PRESS TO PARTICIPATE IN EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATOR COURSE FOR DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH

Rye, NY - The Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) invites members of the press to drive the Emergency Vehicle Operator Course at Playland Amusement Park in Rye, New York. Driving the obstacle course while distracted will highlight the dangers of distracted driving. A vehicle to traverse the course will be provided and cameras can be set up to capture video from inside the car. This exercise will take approximately 10 minutes.

An example of the course can be viewed here.

For those interested in driving the course, please contact Walt McClure, [email protected] for additional information.

When:    Thursday, March 28, 2024
               11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where:   Playland Amusement Park
               1 Playland Pkwy.
                Rye, New York 10580

Who:      Christian Jackstadt, Executive Deputy Commissioner at NYS Department of Motor Vehicles
               Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee Representatives
               Sgt. John Butcher, Westchester County Police Department
               AAA Northeast Representatives

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