/L O C A T I O N C H A N G E - Insurance Bureau of Canada 2008 Drive To Survive Tour News Conference/



    In reference to c6094 sent May 30th at 7:00 ET, please note that the
    location of the event has changed. It is now to be held at Metro Hall
    Rotunda (Main Floor) 55 John Street. Correct copy follows.

    Media Advisory - Road safety and emergency preparedness to highlight The
    2008 Drive To Survive Tour

    Official launch set for June 3

    TORONTO, May 30 /CNW/ - Preparing for natural disasters, home safety
tips, and a crash course on how to avoid driver distractions are all part of
the line up for the The 2008 Drive To Survive Tour. This entertaining and
educational program, developed by Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) to prevent
injuries and save lives, will travel to more than 50 communities throughout
Ontario this summer.

    
    When:        Tuesday, June 3, 12:15 to 1 pm

    Who:
                 -  The Honourable Jim Bradley, Minister of Transportation
                 -  Yasir Naqvi, MPP, Ottawa Centre, Parliamentary Assistant,
                    Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services
                 -  Michael Thompson, Toronto City Councillor (Ward 37,
                    Scarborough Centre)
                 -  Mark Yakabuski, President & CEO, IBC
                 -  Don Forgeron Vice President, Ontario, IBC
                 -  The Drive To Survive 2008 Student Ambassadors: Zach Budd,
                    Stephen Dal Cin, Matt Houtby, Winnie Ku, Katrin Korovina,
                    Matt Robertson, Sabrina Samis

    Where:       Metro Hall Rotunda (Main Floor) 55 John Street

    Highlights include:

    -   The D.U.M.B. Car, a unique driving simulator to help persuade
        distracted drivers to change their multi-tasking ways
    -   A new educational game to address the issue of survival in the event
        of a natural disaster

    Note: A light lunch will be served. B-roll will be available.
    





For further information:

For further information: to confirm your attendance, or to schedule an
advance interview for June 3, please contact: Ellen Woodger at (416) 483-2358;
or James Geuzebroek, IBC, at (416) 362-2031


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