Wednesday, June 12, 2013

City Hall News

Alert & Alive

Safer City hosts Road Safety Day

Released by Jamie Leggatt, City of Chwk


n Saturday, June 15, the Safer City team will host Road Safety Day in the south parking lot of Sears at Cottonwood Mall.


This event will raise awareness of the importance of road safety for all road users in the community.


At the event, the public will have an opportunity to interact with emergency and road safety professionals in a fun and interactive setting. There will be representatives and displays from Safer City, Fire, RCMP, CN Rail Police, Commercial Vehicle Safety, BC Ambulance, MADD Canada, Speed Watch, BCAA, Kal Tire and the Integrated Road Safety Unit.

The interactive event will feature demonstrations from the RCMP in their 'rollover simulator', free child seat checks on a first come first served basis, speed watch reader board demonstrations and much more. Not to be missed, the Chilliwack Fire Department will perform demonstrations on crushed vehicle extractions and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Members of the public are encouraged to come out and enjoy this fun interactive community event.

Date: Saturday, June 15
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Sears Parking Lot, Cottonwood Mall


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