Chief Ken Howes recently represented Colonel Chris Knight at the Sixth Annual Southeastern Colonelís Conference held in Clear Point, Alabama. The conference was hosted by the Alabama Highway Patrol and sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Dr. Jeff Runge, is shown in the above photo signing the Southeastern Colonelís proclamation in support for the 2003 Safety Belt and Impaired Driving Mobilizations.
Chief Howes and Dr. Jeff Runge
Chief Howes joined five of Colonel Knightís counterparts and two other officers representing Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama, Kentucky, and Tennessee to learn about important upcoming traffic safety programs, including the national "Click It or Ticket" campaign, scheduled to be conducted in Florida May 19 through June 1, 2003. Roundtable discussions during the conference also gave each Colonel and other participants an opportunity to showcase new programs being implemented in their respective states.