From: The Senate Site
To: Ric Cantrell,
Subject: Senate Site: Saturday: No Drowsy Driving event, hosted by Senator Osmond and NODD
Date: Sat Sep 28 11:05:33 MDT 2013
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Senate Site: Saturday: No Drowsy Driving event, hosted by Senator Osmond and NODD

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Saturday: No Drowsy Driving event, hosted by Senator Osmond and NODD

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 04:09 PM PDT

Driving drowsy? Help Senator Osmond save lives (maybe even your own).

MEDIA ADVISORY
September 27th, 2013

 

CONTACTS:
Aaron Osmond
Utah State Senator, District 10
801-897-8127
aosmond@le.utah.gov

Lorri Henseler
Founder, No Drowsy Driving (NODD)
801-918-1445
no_drowsy_driving@yahoo.com

 

SENATOR OSMOND AND N.O.D.D. HOST NO DROWSY DRIVING AWARENESS EVENT, UNVEIL LEGISLATION

WHO: Senator Aaron Osmond, Lorri Henseler of NODD (No Drowsy Driving) and drivers on I-80.

WHAT: Senator Osmond and the No Drowsy Driving organization will be hosting a “Wake Up Stop” to create awareness of the seriousness of drowsy driving and to encourage drivers to stay awake and alert. They will hand out treats, drinks, and literature about drowsy driving. During the 2014 Legislative Session, Senator Aaron Osmond will sponsor legislation to set aside the 3rd calendar week of every September as Utah Drowsy Driving Awareness Week.

WHEN: Saturday, September 28th, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: I-80′s Grassy Mountain Rest Area, at Mile Post 54, Eastbound.

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NOTES

1. Directions:

The Grassy Mountain rest area is located on I-80 southwest of the Great Salt Lake, at mile post 54. This is the only rest area facility between the Salt Lake urban area and the Salt Flats rest areas near the Utah/Nevada border.  More information at the UDOT site.

If you drive from Salt Lake on I-80, you’ll want to take exit 49 and get back on I-80 heading east bound until you reach mile post 54.

2. Additional Resources: 

https://www.facebook.com/NODD.No.Drowsy.Driving/info

National Sleep Foundation re: Drowsy Driving

http://drowsydriving.org

http://www.love4nicki.com/id42.html

http://fatalfatigue.com/

NODD's mission is to Save Lives ~ To Get Utah to Declare the last week of September as Drowsy Driving Awareness Week in Memory of Ronnie Lynn Thompson, who was killed by a drowsy driver.

NODD’s mission is to Save Lives ~ To Get Utah to Declare the last week of September as Drowsy Driving Awareness Week in Memory of Ronnie Lynn Thompson, who was killed by a drowsy driver.