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MAYOR PROCLAIMS HALLOWEEN PEDESTRIAN SAFETY DAY
Mayor Mufi Hannemann today proclaimed October 31, 2007, as Halloween Pedestrian Safety Day to promote the City and
Surrounded by children in Halloween costumes from Seagull Schools'
Mayor Hannemann said, "
Sponsored each October by the City Department of Transportation Services, the "Be Safe, Be Seen" campaign will distribute 65,000 retro-reflective stickers that children can wear on their clothing, bicycles, shoes or bags to alert drivers to the presence.
The State Department of Education and the Honolulu Police Department will assist in distributing the stickers and safety brochures to elementary schools and satellite city halls throughout
National studies support findings that wearing these retro-reflective materials and obeying traffic regulations help raise the level of safety for all road users.
Bill Brennan, 527-6928
|Monday, October 29, 2007|