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Operation Lifesaver ILCAD Events Planned Throughout the U.S.
Operation Lifesaver (http://www.oli.org), the national, nonprofit rail safety education group, will hold press events in six states around the U.S. to unveil its new Rail Safety Challenge – an interactive online learning program for professional truck drivers –to coincide with the observance of International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD).
Other Operation Lifesaver events are being held throughout the week in 14 additional states. A table with details of these events is below.
International Level Crossing Awareness Day began in 2009 in Europe to call attention to the need for public education on railway safety issues as a way to save lives. This year, 39 countries worldwide are holding events in observance of ILCAD. Learn more at http://bit.ly/mESlkU.
Operation Lifesaver, Inc. understands the importance of the news media’s role in helping the public make safe decisions around tracks and trains.
To request further information about Operation Lifesaver’s activities, or for additional safety information, email general[at]oli.org or contact our national headquarters office at 703-739-0308.
If you are a reporter seeking information for a local news story, view our list of state Operation Lifesaver program contacts.
If you are on deadline for a story and would like Operation Lifesaver, Inc.'s perspective on a highway-rail safety or trespass prevention topic, email news[at]oli.org
About Operation Lifesaver
Operation Lifesaver is a nonprofit public safety education and awareness organization dedicated to reducing collisions, fatalities and injuries at highway-rail crossings and trespassing on or near railroad tracks. Our team consists of nationwide network of volunteers who work to educate people about rail safety, state coordinators who lead the efforts in states across the U.S. and a national office in Washington, D.C., that supports state programs, develops education materials, and creates public awareness campaigns for audiences of all ages.
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