PRLog - March 23, 2011 - VERNON, Conn. -- In an united effort to curb distracted driving in Connecticut, Key Hyundai has teamed with Wireless Zone® to distribute 200 Free Bluetooth devices to eligible drivers during the Distracted Driving Enforcement Pilot Project.
Key Hyundai to give away 100 Bluetooth headsets
The FREE headsets will be given away with a pledge to drive distraction free at Key Hyundai Vernon/Manchester (http://www.keycars.com/)
Phone in One Hand. Ticket in the Other.
Distracted Driving Law Enforcement Campaign Focuses on Greater Hartford Area
“We are just doing our part to make the roads safer for all,” said Jill Merriam, owner of Key Hyundai Manchester. “The generosity of Wireless Zone allows us to supply 200 free Bluetooths for Hartford area residents. Yes, we may stop our friends and neighbors from getting ticketed; but our goal is to get them to stop driving distracted, period.”
200 Free Bluetooth Given First Come, First Served With Pledge to Drive Distraction Free
The Bluetooth giveaway will be held at two Hartford-area locations: Key Hyundai Vernon/Manchester and Wireless Zone West Hartford. The free Bluetooth devices will be given to all eligible drivers who pledge to drive distraction free.
100 FREE Bluetooth headsets available at 2 Locations
March 28 – April 1, 2011 (as supplies last)
• Key Hyundai Vernon/Manchester at 21 Hartford Turnpike,Vernon
• Wireless Zone West Hartford, at 712 North Main Street @ Bishops Corner.
“Stop by either location, sign a pledge and promise to drive Distraction Free, and walk out with a Bluetooth. It’s that easy, but we want you to sign this pledge with intent,” said Jill Merriam. “Promise to do your part, then do it. That’s all we ask.”
A Nationwide Initiative to Curb Distracted Driving with Connecticut Leading the Way
Connecticut is one of only two test-sights for the federal Distracted Driving (http://www.distraction.gov/
US Transporation Secretery Ray LaHood Leading the Charge
“Distracted driving is a major initiative that we are undertaking across the country, and one that we believe will make our roads significantly safer,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. “Decades of experience with drunk driving has taught us it takes a consistent combination of education, effective enforcement, a committed judiciary and collective efforts by local, state and national advocates to put a dent in the problem. Efforts like this one will help us put an end to distracted driving, and we encourage your support of this program to help save lives in your community.”
About Distracted Driving: For more information about distracted driving, please visit distraction.gov, or contact Edmund M. Hedge, Law Enforcement Liaison Highway Safety Office, CT Department of Transportation at (860)-594-2386.
About Wireless Zone®: Wireless Zone® West Hartford location at 712 North Main Street @ Bishops Corner. For information about Wireless Zone, please visit www.wirelesszone.com or contact Kevin Downs, Director of Marketing at 860-729-4623.
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About Key Hyundai: Key Hyundai (http://www.keycars.com/