09/06/05 05-080

09/06/05 05-080


September 06, 2005

Subject:     Richmond Police Station Hosts Traffic Safety Month Kick Off September 8

Police Chief Heather Fong will join officers from Richmond Station and Merry Banks, AAA Special Projects Manager, in a Traffic Safety Month kick off event on Thursday, September 8 at the Richmond Recreation Center, 251-18th Avenue at California Street, from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.  The event, which is sponsored by the San Francisco Police Officers Association, will include a free barbecue, educational materials, pedestrian safety and activities and prizes.


The event will include discussions on a variety of traffic safety-related issues, including teens and traffic safety (teens have the highest fatality and injury rates); driver inattention as a major contributing factor in traffic collisions; and road rage.


For more information, please contact:


Dewayne Tully

Public affairs Office



Sean Comey

Automobile Association of American (AAA)


Cell: 650-575-5655

850 Bryant Street, Room 549, San Francisco, CA. 94103
Tel (415) 553-1651 / Fax (415) 553-9229
email: [email protected]