TORONTO, May 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Kevin Flynn, Parliamentary Assistant to Ontario's Minister of Transportation, will join representatives of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) to kick-off the 2013 Drive Safe! Province-wide traffic safety campaign focusing on rail and road safety.
Chief Steve Tanner, President of the OACP, will join MPP Flynn along with Mr. Marc Laliberté, President and CEO of VIA Rail Canada, and A/Superintendent Gord Jones of the Toronto Police Service, representing the OACP Traffic Committee.
The Drive Safe! R.I.D.E. campaign will feature a new public information booklet with information on rail and road safety as well as pedestrian safety, drinking and driving, traffic collision reporting, protecting consumers from fraud when purchasing a vehicle, and Ontario's "pullover" laws. All Ontario municipal police services and O.P.P. detachments will work together to help promote traffic safety across Ontario.
|Date:||Thursday, May 16, 2013|
|| Panorama Lounge, Union Station
65 Front Street West
| Media Contact:
|| Mr. Joe Couto
Director of Government Relations and Communications
Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police
Parking: Media are advised to consider parking on Bremner Boulevard (just south of Union Station) due to construction in front of Union Station. We apologize for the inconvenience.
SOURCE: Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police
For further information:
Director of Government Relations & Communications
T. (416) 926-0424 ext. 22
C. (416) 919-9798
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