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Southwest Kansas Kids �??Put the Brakes on Fatalities�?�

KSCB News - October 10, 2014 8:20 am

Seven-year-old Dallas Sherman of Meade, nine-year-old Ethan Hirschfeld of Dodge City, and 11-year-old Jessica Angulo of Garden City are the southwest Kansas winners in the 2014 Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day poster contest.

Each of them will receive a bicycle and a helmet during presentations by the Kansas Department of Transportation at their schools. The helmets are donated by Safe Kids Kansas. The schedule for the presentations is:

Ethan Hirschfeld

Friday, October 10, 2:45 p.m. Sacred Heart School, Dodge City

Dallas Sherman

Thursday, October 16, 8:00 a.m. Meade Elementary School, Meade

Jessica Angulo

Friday, October 17, 8:30 a.m. Charles O. Stones, Garden City

A total of 1,344 kids across Kansas, including 117 in southwest Kansas, ages 5 to 13 took the time to think about safety and participated in the contest. Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day is a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce all traffic fatalities.

For more information, go to www.ksdot.org and click on the Poster/Traffic Safety information slide.

 

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