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AAA, Law Enforcement to Highlight Increased Efforts to Keep Memorial Day, Summer Travel Safe


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WHAT:  AAA East Central, WV State Police, and Bridgeport Police will host a news conference to highlight the Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) campaign.  With a projected increase in Memorial Day and summer travel, the agencies will remind drivers of the importance of staying alert, driving safely, and obeying the law.

The Operation C.A.R.E. campaign will mark the increased efforts by law enforcement to combat speeding, aggressive driving, distracted driving, and DUI during the Memorial Day weekend and in to the summer.

Photo OpportunitiesTo highlight the campaign’s efforts, police cruisers, the DUI Command Vehicle, the Commercial Enforcement Unit, motorcycles, and K-9 units will be on-hand for this media event.  

WHO:  AAA East Central, West Virginia State Police, the Bridgeport Police Deparment and other law enforcement officials and legislators.

WHEN:  Monday, May 21st, 10 a.m. (Best time for photo opportunity)

WHERE:  Bridgeport WV – I-79 Southbound Rest Area

AAA East Central is a not-for-profit association with 80 local offices in Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia serving 2.7 million members.  News releases are available at  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

For More Information, Contact:
Jim Garrity, Public & Community Relations Manager
Desk: 412-365-7274 / Cell: 412-905-9021 / Email:


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