South Carolina Department of Public Safety





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 1, 2015
Contact: Your Local CRO, 803-896-8144


SCDPS HOLDS SAFETY EVENTS AT REST AREAS/WELCOME CENTERS FOR JULY 4TH TRAVEL

 

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) announces the following event:
 
WHO:            South Carolina Highway Patrol
 
WHAT:          South Carolina Highway Patrol holds safety breaks when troopers will meet and talk with motorists about safe driving tips,

                       distribute safety materials, answer questions about child passenger safety and demonstrate the rollover simulator (at select

                       locations).

Media:** These will also serve as media availabilities to discuss July 4th travel.
 
WHEN::        Thursday, July 2, 2015, ALL LOCATIONS: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 
WHERE:        Statewide – See below

July 4th Holiday Safety Breaks:

Troop 1/ Kershaw County
Kershaw Rest Area
I-20, Westbound, 93 mm **Rollover Simulator (Safety Belts)
 
Troop 2/Newberry County
Newberry Rest Area
I-26, Eastbound, 50 mm ** Child Passenger Safety Half Car ( parents/caregivers can learn about the proper way to buckle up children)
 
Troop 3/Greenville County
Landrum NC/SC State Line Welcome Center
I-26 Eastbound, 3 mm
 
Troop 4/ York County
Welcome Center
I-77 South, 90 mm ** Rollover Simulator (Safety Belts)
 
Troop-5/Dillon County
Dillon Welcome Center
I-95, Southbound, 197 mm
 
Troop-6/Jasper County
Jasper Welcome Center
I-95, Northbound, 6 mm** Rollover Simulator (Safety Belts)
 
Troop-7/Orangeburg County
Orangeburg Rest Area
I-26, Eastbound, 150 mm

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