June – summer driving
With the impending arrival of summer, now is a good time tomake sure your vehicle is ready for the rigors of summer driving. Have itchecked by a mechanic you trust and learn what you can do to get your vehiclein shape at www.dmv.state.pa.us.
May – National Youth Traffic Safety Month
You make choices every day – what to wear, what to eat, whatTV show to watch, what songs to listen to on the radio. So, why not make thechoice every day to be safe behind the wheel, to protect your safety and thesafety of others? What would happen if you chose to speed, to talk or text onyour cell phone, chose not to buckle your seat belt, or to drink and drive? Whowould be left behind? Whose lives would you impact by making choices that couldhave devastating consequences? When behind the wheel, you’re in control of alethal weapon, so make sure you always focus on the task at hand – drivingsafely. May is National Youth Traffic Safety Month – remember, buckling yourseat belt takes like two seconds and that call or text can totally wait! And,let’s not forget the dangers of speeding, and drinking and driving. To help youmake wise choices behind the wheel, visit the Young Driver section at www.JustDrivePA.com.
April – zero tolerance
Underage drinking and driving both carry serious consequences for those under 21. Pennsylvania´s Zero Tolerance Law includes fines, license suspensions and even jail time for minors who drive impaired, consume, possess or transport alcohol, or lie about age to purchase alcohol. Adults who are convicted of knowingly and intentionally supplying minors with alcohol are also subject to fines and jail. More about the Zero Tolerance Law is available at www.JustDrivePA.com.