May 21, 2018|
AAA, DETROIT TIGERS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT TEAM UP
“Bases Loaded for a Safe Summer” Kick-Off News Conference
Who: Guest Speakers
AAA - The Auto Club Group Senior Vice President-Field Operations, Dan Schrock
AAA - The Auto Club Group Senior Vice President-Corporate Relations Ro Katrak
Detroit Police Chief James Craig
Detroit Tigers Vice President-Park Operations, Mike Healy
Macomb County Sheriff Lieutenant Tina Old
Michigan State Police Capt. Thomas Deasy
Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard
Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon
What: “Bases Loaded for a Safe Summer” Kick off News Conference
The speakers will do a baseball hand-off as they individually cover the following issues: drunk and drugged driving prevention, safety belt use, teen driver safety, distracted driving prevention, safe boating, underage drinking prevention, motorcycle safety, speed limit compliance and various new programs that support summer safety. The Detroit Tigers mascot, Paws will be in attendance. AAA will also provide Michigan’s travel projections for the Memorial Day weekend. Ample interview/camera opportunities will be available with the speakers and law enforcement vehicles that will be set up by the giant Tiger at Gate A.
When: Monday, May 21st at 10am
Concludes at 10:30am
Where: Comerica Park-Visitor’s Dugout Area, 2100 Woodward, Detroit
Why: Memorial Day signals the beginning of the summer travel season. It also signals a higher risk time for unsafe driving, motor vehicle crashes and fatalities. In a unified effort to help prevent traffic deaths and injuries, AAA, the Detroit Tigers and local law enforcement agencies have teamed up to promote a safer summer.
AAA in Michigan celebrated its 100th Anniversary - A Century of Service in 2016 and has over 1.4 million members across the state. It is part of The Auto Club Group (ACG). Connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, insurance, financial services and travel offerings to over 9.5 million members across eleven states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 58 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel, and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com.
About The Auto Club Group
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members across 11 states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with nearly 55 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety.
About Auto Club Group Traffic Safety Foundation
Established by AAA – The Auto Club Group in 2010, Auto Club Group Traffic Safety Foundation, Inc. (ACGTSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and public charity dedicated to producing a significant and continuous reduction in traffic crashes, injuries and deaths in the communities targeted by its efforts. ACGTSF provides programs, education and outreach to increase public awareness about the importance of traffic safety and improve driving behavior. ACGTSF is funded by voluntary, tax-deductible contributions from organizations and individuals who support ACGTSF’s purpose.
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