Photo/Story Gallery 2006

Celebrate Safely Designate a Driver

Major Grady Carrick, Troop G kicks off a news conference in Orange Park on Celebrate Safely.Major Carrick and area Sheriff’s at the news conference.Celebrate Safely is an organized effort to stop impaired driving developed by the Northeast Florida Law Enforcement Leaders and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Community Traffic Safety Teams that have joined together to raise awareness of the many holiday deaths and injuries caused by impaired drivers during the holiday season and promote the use of a sober designated driver.

This community effort includes a designated driver program, a targeted enforcement effort, and an intensive statewide public education and awareness program designed to give people the information they need to make informed choices and seek alternatives to driving while impaired.

Pictured left, Major Grady Carrick, Troop G Commander, kicks off a news conference in Orange Park on Celebrate Safely and right, Major Carrick and area Sheriffs join forces at the news conference.