Photo/Story Gallery 2006

FHP Helps Victim Promote Seat Belt Use

Trooper Papp and Colby TurleyRecently, Trooper Lucy Papp, Occupant Protection Specialist in Troop F, met with Colby Turley, a safety advocate who is dedicated to helping others.

On March 26, 2005, Colby was involved in a rollover accident in the Lee County portion of Interstate 75. Volunteers for the Naples Community Hospital Stay Alive Just Drive Event.Colby only survived this horrible crash because she was wearing her seat belt. Ms. Turley’s accident has motivated her to become a public figure who is active in her community in promoting seat belt use.

Pictured left, Trooper Lucy Papp and Colby Turley and right, Volunteers for the Naples Community Hospital Stay Alive Just Drive Event.

At a recent event at Naples Community Hospital, Trooper Lucy Papp used one of FHP’s rollover simulators to demonstrate the importance of using seat belts and child restraints. The event promoted safety throughout the community.