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CITY OF AZTEC PROCLAMATION

ROAD SAFETY WEEK

 

March 30, 2018



CITY OF AZTEC, NEW MEXICO

PROCLAIMING APRIL 1-7, 2018 AS

“ROAD SAFETY WEEK”

WHEREAS, 37% of all New Mexico fatal automobile crashes relate to speeding; and WHEREAS, 28% of all automobile crashes in New Mexico relate to distracted driving;

and

WHEREAS, New Mexico ranks 2nd in the nation for distracted driving crashes, 10th for drunk driving crashes, and 12th for speeding-related crashes; and

WHEREAS, a Leadership San Juan team has partnered with the San Juan County Office of Emergency Management, the San Juan County Fire Department, local law enforcement, and local schools to develop events throughout the County to raise awareness of local road safety programs.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of City Commissioners of Aztec, New Mexico, does hereby proclaim the week of April 1, 2018 through April 7, 2018 as Road Safety Week, and encourages citizens of Aztec to participate in those activities to raise awareness of the challenge facing Aztec and San Juan County.

 

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