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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Media Relations

LAPD and Clear Channel Outdoor Join Together to Stop Hit-and-Runs NA15018jk

UPDATE

Press Conference has been cancelled for today. It will be rescheduled at a later date.


WHAT:

LAPD to unveil a public service campaign in partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO) aimed at reducing the number of hit-and-run and distracted driver incidents citywide.

WHEN:
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
2 p.m.

WHERE:
LAPD Police Headquarters
(Memorial for Fallen Officers)
100 West 1St Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHO:
LAPD Commander Horace Frank, Counter Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau
LAPD Captain II Ann Young, Central Traffic Division
Anne-Marie Johnson, Actress and LAPD Specialist Volunteer
Reno Wilson, Actor
Layne Lawson, Director of Public Affairs, Southern California Division, Clear Channel Outdoor

WHY:
Accidents can be devastating to motorists, pedestrians and cyclists alike, but hit-and-run collisions involving cyclists have increased in Los Angeles County. LAPD would like to make the Los Angeles area a safer place for alternative bicycle transportation by collaborating with CCO.

CCO will donate space on 18 digital billboards and 10 ECO posters throughout the Los Angeles area to provide a high-profile platform for the campaign's message to local drivers, reminding Angelenos to "Obey the rules of the road."

CONTACT:
For further information, please contact Clear Channel Outdoor Representative Vanessa Rodriguez at 818-760-2121 or LAPD Media Relations at 213-486-5910.

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