FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Friday, April 15, 2016
VIDEO AND PHOTOS: 'No Empty Chair' Statewide Enforcement and Education Campaign Kicks Off in Central New York
New York State Partners with Law Enforcement and Schools to Raise Awareness of Highway Dangers During Prom and Graduation Season
Today, the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) hosted a press conference and student assembly at West Genesee High School in Camillus to kick off this year's statewide No Empty Chair teen driving safety enforcement and education campaign, which aims to raise minimize crashes involving teen drivers. State and local law enforcement will increase their presence in the vicinity of high schools throughout the campaign, which runs from Monday, April 18 through Friday, April 22, and are working with school administrators, local traffic safety partners, and other community stakeholders to raise awareness so that there are no empty chairs this prom and graduation season.
More information can be found in Governor Cuomo's press release about the event. The following are links to video and photos for statewide use.