KSP Encourages Drivers to 'Finish Strong' in 2013
Date of News Release: 12/26/2013
Sgt. Michael Webb
Public Affairs Branch
Kentucky State Police
WHAT: KSP press event, briefing and safety check point
WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at 7:30p.m. EST
WHERE: 1-71 Rest Area at mile marker 12, Northbound in Oldham County
WHO: Kentucky State Police, KY Office of Highway Safety and local law enforcement agencies
Why : To highlight decrease in Kentucky traffic fatalities and encourage motorists to be diligent in safe driving habits throughout the holidays. #FinishStrongKy
- Safety checkpoint (8 – 10 p.m.) immediately following briefing at 1-71/Ky 146 at exit 17, Buckner exit.
- Access to film/photograph during safety check points
- Ride-alongs available
- KY traffic fatality rate lowest since 1947
- 2013 traffic fatalities have reduced by 114 versus same time last year.