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For Immediate Release:  
For Further Information Contact:
August 19, 2005

Office of The Attorney General
- Peter C. Harvey, Attorney General
Division of Highway Traffic Safety
- Roberto Rodriguez, Director

 

Gary Myerovich
609-633-8727

 

Media Advisory

Press Conference - New Jersey Joins New York and Connecticut to Formally Announce the 2005 “YOU DRINK AND DRIVE, YOU LOSE.” Impaired Driving Crackdown

Latest Drunk Driving Statistics will be Announced Along With the New National Ad.

WHAT:

  • Press Conference - New Jersey joins New York and Connecticut to formally announce the 2005 “YOU DRINK AND DRIVE, YOU LOSE.” impaired driving crackdown. Latest Drunk Driving Statistics will be announced along with the new National Ad.
  • Demonstration of field sobriety testing. Reporters can arrange to try DWI goggles that simulate levels of impairment. Controlled drinking to give a real demonstration of breath testing equipment.
  • Spanish language interviews available.

WHEN:
Monday, August 22, 2005 at 10:30 a.m.
Breath Testing Demonstrations - 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Times Square (NYC) on ‘Military Island’ north of recruiting center between 43rd and 44th Streets

WHO:
NHTSA Administrator Dr. Jeffrey W. Runge, NHTSA Regional Administrator Thomas Louizou, DHTS Director Roberto Rodriguez, MADD National President Glynn Birch, NJ State Police Superintendent Col. Joseph R. Fuentes, NJ State Police Lt. Col. Thomas Gilbert, Monique Dixon, mother of 11 year old VaSean Phillip Alleyne, who was killed by a drunk driver last fall, and other officials from New York and Connecticut.


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