ADVISORY: Senator Newman to Speak at Distracted Driving Event 4/3 10AM

Posted on 02 Apr 2018 for representative Josh Newman

Senator Josh Newman to speak at 'Distracted Driver Awareness Month' & 'Teen Safe Driving Week' Kick-Off Event hosted by Impact Teen Drivers SB 1030, Senator Newman's measure to add a point to a distracted driving violator’s record, will be heard in Senate Transportation committee Tues afternoon Sacramento, CA – Tomorrow, Tuesday April 3 at 10AM, Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) will address the media and attendees of Impact Teen Driver's event to help kick-off ‘Distracted Driver Awareness Month’. Senator Newman, who is the author of SB 1030, a measure that will deter distracted driving by adding a point to a violators driving record, will have his bill heard in Senate Transportation committee on Tuesday afternoon at 1:30PM. Who: Warren Stanley, CHP Commissioner Jim Frazier, Assemblyman, 11th Assembly District Josh Newman, State Senator, Senate District 29 Rhonda Craft, OTS Director Dr. Ian Brown, UC Davis Trauma Surgeon Dr. Kelly Browning, ITD Executive Director Affected family members Where: California State Capitol, West Steps When: Tuesday, April 3, 2018; 10 AM Visuals: · Law enforcement officers will be available immediately following the press conference to take members of the media on a ride-along through Sacramento and on area freeways to watch for distracted drivers. · Attendees can try their hand at AT&T’s It Can Wait virtual reality experience, a 360 experience that shows the real consequences of looking at a phone while driving. · Family members affected by distracted driving. More about SB 1030: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180SB1030