MEDIA ADVISORY: Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

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Don’t fall asleep at the wheel, make sure you are well-rested

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The first week of September of each year is designated as “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week” in Florida to increase public awareness of the dangers of driving while drowsy in memory of 8-year old Ronshay Dugans.

What: Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

Who: FHP Major Mark Welch, Dugan Family

When: Aug. 29, 2014, 10 a.m. EDT

Where: I-10 Westbound rest area in Leon County, 196 mile marker

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