Traffic Safety Fair

<span>A 2014 Traffic Safety Fair had its kickoff over the weekend when red and yellow ribbons were placed at every location where a fatality has occurred in Cache County during the past 15 years. Cache County Attorney James Swink said the red ribbons represent adults and the yellow ones represent children and there was a total of 250 fatalities.</span>

<span>On KVNU’s Crosstalk program Monday, Swink said the Traffic Safety Fair is sponsored by his office along with Zero Fatalities, AT&amp;T, Utah Department of Transportation and the Logan City Police Department.</span>

<span>Swink said the fair will be held Saturday, September 20 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at Merlin Olsen Park and it will piggyback off the Top of Utah Marathon.</span>

<span>”We wanted to bring those families who have been impacted by these serious accidents and let them tell their story and get the word out the best we can,” said Swink. “Really those five areas we will be focusing on this year (are) distracted driving, DUIs, seat belt safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety and drowsy driving.</span>

<span>”We will have members of family, or family members who have been impacted by accidents involving all of those areas at this safety fair.”</span>

<span>Swink said a Memorial Wall will be displayed of those who have lost their lives in auto accidents. AT&amp;T “Drive Safely” pledge cards will be available, a driving simulator will demonstrate the dangers of driving and there will be a bicycle safety program. Most importantly, Swink said, those attending will have a chance to tell their own stories.</span>

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