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FHP Rollover Simulator makes its television debut in Orlando
WKMG Channel 6 in Orlando devoted time during the noon, 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, and 11:00 pm news cast on Monday, April 23rd to focus on Child Passenger Safety. Trooper Kim Miller, Trooper Harry Dennard, FHPA Trooper Sonny Carter, and Lt. Chuck Williams spent the day at Channel 6 with the new rollover simulator to demonstrate the critical need for occupant restraint use and the proper way to install children’s car seats.
The event was advertised and promoted on Channel 6 the entire weekend before the event. On Monday beginning on the noon newscast, live demonstrations were aired on every news program throughout the afternoon as well as a special taped segment which aired at 11pm. The estimated viewership was 1.5 million.