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News Release

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Media Relations

South Traffic Division's 'Still Saving Lives' Traffic Safety Fair

What:
Annual Traffic Safety Fair

When:
Saturday, October 25, 2008
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where:
Challengers Boys & Girls Club
5029 S Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90037

Who:
South Traffic Officers

Why:
The purpose of this event is to promote traffic safety in Southern Los Angeles.  It also gives the community a chance to meet public safety officials and see first-hand the equipment used to keep the streets safe.

This event will feature static displays from South Traffic Division (motorcycles and police cars), Bicycle Detail, Air Support, Mounted Unit, Off-road Detail, Explorers, Cal Trans, Department of Transportation, California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles Fire Department, plus many others.

Planned events include, but are not limited to: a bicycle rodeo for children, a bicycle helmet giveaway, a car booster seat giveaway, and inspections to ensure the proper installation of child restraint systems, live radio broadcast by KJLH (102.3 FM) and food.  This is a chance to learn about the importance of traffic safety while having fun.  

If you have any questions, concerns or comments regarding the Annual Southern Los Angeles Traffic Safety Fair, please contact Officer Kevin Scott or Officer Bridgette Peterson at 213-485-7742, Community Traffic Services Unit, 4125 S. Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008.