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CDOT’s The Distraction Games at Inaugural CSP Safety Fair

June 4, 2015 - Traffic Safety - DENVER — This Saturday, June 6, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving by bringing a unique outreach event — The Distraction Games — to the Colorado State Patrol’s first ever safety fair.

Part of the summer Drop the Distraction campaign, the games are a series of educational and engaging activities that correlate with eye-opening distracted driving statistics.  Games include the Tricycle Texting Test, Multitasking Myth, Distraction Patrol and more.

Teenage drivers, or those soon to earn their learner’s permit, are encouraged to stop by The Distraction Games to learn about the dangers of distracted driving. Upon completion, they will be offered prizes donated by partners and the opportunity to sign a pledge board, committing to drive distraction-free.

WHAT: CDOT’s The Distraction Games at CSP Safety Fair

WHEN: Saturday, June 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: CSP Training Academy, 15055 South Golden Rd., Golden, CO 80401

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Sam Cole — CDOT Communications Manager  (on-site for interviews from 1pm to 2pm. Interviews at other times should be scheduled in advance)
  • Colorado State Patrol representatives
  • Safety Fair attendees — if they choose
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