FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 1, 2016
CONTACT: ALEXIS BAKOFSKY
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
AUGUST IS CHILD SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH
~Children are precious cargo – motorists must take responsibility to ensure children arrive alive~
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – This month, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is reminding motorists to focus on child safety in vehicles as well as on and around Florida roads. DHSMV is partnering with the Florida Department of Children and Families, Florida Department of Education, Florida Department of Health, Florida Sheriffs Association, Florida Police Chiefs Association and the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics to recognize August 2016 as Child Safety Awareness Month.