Denver, CO, December 18, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Safe Streets Initiative is celebrating Safe Streets Month in Denver throughout the month of December. Safe Streets Month is a collaborative effort to reduce the number of crashes caused by impaired driving.
Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has agreed to show its support for the efforts by promoting the app in its list of tools dedicated to helping people stay safe over the holidays.
Samuel Cole, traffic safety communications manager for CDOT states,” We are always looking for new creative ways to promote safety on our streets. We are happy to help organizations who strive to reduce the number of crashes related to impaired driving during any time of the year, especially during the holidays.”
With nearly 700 deaths due to crashes caused by impaired driving during the week between Christmas and New Years, nationally, in 2016 alone, the importance of getting the message out about safe driving is more important than ever.
“It is great that CDOT has agreed to add our app to a list of tools that promote safety on our streets. We are committed to reducing the number of crashes caused by impaired driving and CDOT’s support is a big part of that process. It is a great honor to work with CDOT to keep our streets safe this holiday season,” says Kim Castle, creative founder of Verve Integrative.
More about Safe Streets Initiative: The Safe Streets Initiative is a coalition of businesses, nonprofit and government agencies to prevent drunk driving accidents and fatalities.
More about CDOT: CDOT has approximately 3,000 employees located at its Denver headquarters and in regional offices throughout Colorado, and manages more than 23,000 lane miles of highway and 3,429 bridges. CDOT also manages grant partnerships with a range of other agencies, including metropolitan planning organizations, local governments and airports. It also administers Bustang, the state-owned and operated interregional express service. Governor Polis has charged CDOT to further build on the state’s intermodal mobility options.The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) exists to ensure that Colorado has a safe and efficient highway system by building and maintaining interstates, U.S. highways and state highways.