For Immediate Release: July 9, 2008
For Thursday, July 10
Bicycle Safety Demonstration
More New Jerseyans Using Bikes as an Alternate Mode of Transportation. But there has also been an increase in bike rider fatalities in first six months of 2008
WHO: Pam Fischer, Director of the Division of Highway Traffic Safety
John Ciaffone, President, TransOptions, Inc.
Representatives from the local retail bicycle industry and bike riding organizations
WHAT: Local cyclists will provide a demonstration of proper bike safety gear, such as helmets, clothing, reflectors and related equipment. Officials will also provide an overview of bicycle safety, including the rules for safely sharing the roadways with motorists.
Representatives from the medical community will discuss trauma injuries that can occur as a result of bike crashes.
Courtyard directly in front of the
Hyatt Morristown at
3 Speedwell Ave., Morristown.
(In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved inside to a room off the Hyatt Lobby.)
WHEN: Thursday, July 10, 2008, beginning at 11 a.m.
For Further Information Contact: Maureen Sczpanski, 609-984-2529 NJ Office of the Attorney General, NJ Department of Law and Public Safety.