Photo/Story Gallery 2002

Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day

Lt. King with Vince and LarryLieutenant Sterling King, Troop C Public Affairs Officer, takes a break with Vince and Larry during a special safety event held recently at the Lakeland Square Mall.

The special event was in support of the declining fatal crashes in Florida in the month of October, particularly the 10th day. On this day starting in 1998 until 2001, traffic fatalities have decreased from 19 to 3.

The event was sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation.