Press Release - 05-16-2018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Contacts: 
Lisa Koumjian
Lisa.Koumjian@dmv.ny.gov

 

Rich Meddaugh 
Richard.Meddaugh@dmv.ny.gov

 

MEDIA ADVISORY:  Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee Launches “Buckle Up New York, Click It or Ticket” Enforcement Campaign to Remind New Yorkers to Buckle Up

ALBANY, NY -- The Governor's Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) will announced its statewide “Buckle Up New York, Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign to raise awareness about the importance of wearing seat belts. The statewide campaign is part of a national enforcement effort to encourage motorists, passengers and children to take the important step to use their seat belts while travelling on New York’s roadways.

WHEN:

Thursday, May 17, 2018
11:00 am to 12:00 pm.

 

WHERE:

West Capitol Park
Albany, NY 12210

 

WHO:

Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
State and local traffic safety officials
Ross Chastain, Xfinity Series race car driver
Laura Casellini, Victim Advocate

 

*** Attending media are invited to a meet and greet with Xfinity Series race car driver Ross Chastain and his No. 4 Xfinity Series race car. Chastain makes this appearance ahead of this year’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Zippo 200 at The Glen at Watkins Glen International. Chastain’s GTSC-sponsored car includes the state’s “Protect Your Melon” seat belt logo and theme. ***

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