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Media Advisory: 2013 National Roadway Safety Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 30, 2013

CONTACT: Cathy Gillen
desk (202) 857-1203
cell (443) 463-4449
cathygillen@roadwaysafety.org

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Transportation John Porcari
to Recognize Nation’s Most Innovative Highway Safety Efforts

What: The Roadway Safety Foundation and the Federal Highway Administration 2013 National Roadway Safety Awards Recognition Ceremony.

Why: To recognize the best and most innovative highway safety efforts across the U.S.  With more than 32,000 fatalities on American roads each year, finding new ways to safeguard motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists and highway workers is a national priority.

Who:

  • The Honorable John D. Porcari
    United States Deputy Secretary of Transportation
  • Tony Furst
    Associate Administrator for Safety, Federal Highway Administration
  • Gregory M. Cohen, P.E.
    Executive Director, Roadway Safety Foundation
  • Award winning projects in the following states:  Alabama, Connecticut, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, and Washington. An Honorable Mention will also be presented for a program headquartered in Massachusetts and active in 13 States.

When: Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Remarks begin at 12:00 noon

Where: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2167
On Independence Avenue between South Capitol and First Streets, SE
Washington, DC 20515

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ATTENTION EDITORS – Photographs of the award winners as well as detailed information on the award winning programs will be available following the event at www.roadwaysafety.org.

For additional information on RSF, please visit www.roadwaysafety.org; on Facebook at www.facebook.com/roadwaysafetyfoundation; and on Twitter at @roadway_safety, #RoadwaySafetyAwards.

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