University of Pennsylvania and PennDot Team Up for Operation Safe Holiday

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151
Media Contact:Jenny Robinson-PennDot | | 610-476-2954November 17, 2009

University of Pennsylvania and PennDOT Team Up for Operation Safe Holiday

Maureen Rush, Penn Vice President for Public Safety
Tom Messner, Lieutenant, Penn Public Safety
Lou Belmonte, PennDOT Traffic Engineer
George Geisler, Law Enforcement Liaison for the Pennsylvania DUI
Stephen Johnson, Deputy Commissioner, Philadelphia Police

Operation Safe Holiday kick-off

WHEN: 1 p.m., Nov. 19, 2009

WHERE: University of Pennsylvania
36th and Walnut streets

The University of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Philadelphia Police are joining to reach out to students and young adults to promote safe travel this holiday season. The University is participating in PennDOT-funded statewide enforcement and education to promote highway safety.

A 30-foot “DUI Memorial” trailer will be on site and open to the public to view and tour. The interior features a 25-foot wall printed with 1,000 names of DUI victims.