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2014-04-11 00:20:06

Protecting the safety of pedestrians and motorists at railway crossings OTTAWA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today issued a Section 31 Notice and Order to VIA Rail to immediately address safety issues at six railway crossings in the Barrhaven community of Ottawa. Under the authority of the Railway Safety Act, the Minister is taking key measures to protect the safety of pedestrians and motorists that use these railway grade crossings. As a result...

2013-08-28 12:20:48

"Safe Routes" to help children traveling to school DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA of Michigan presented a $28,000 check to the Detroit Public Schools (DPS) to help expand the district's volunteer patrol program to keep children safer when traveling to school. The check was presented to school district leaders at Fisher Magnet Lower Academy, located at 15510 E. State Fair Rd., Detroit today (August 28, 2013). (Logo:...

2012-02-29 07:30:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-six students at Gompers Elementary/Middle School in Northwest Detroit are now on patrol at the new school which has nearly 1,000 students who must cross busy streets and board buses. The newest AAA Michigan Safety Patrollers on duty morning and afternoon join the proud tradition of AAA Safety Patrollers dating back to 1919, when the first AAA Safety Patrol was launched in Detroit - the first in the nation. (Logo:...

2011-04-20 10:30:00

School Safety Patrollers receive prestigious award for saving the life of someone else while on duty WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAA honored seven elementary students on Capitol Hill with the 2011 AAA Lifesaving Medal for their selfless and courageous actions that saved the lives of others. The patrollers received the AAA Lifesaving Medals in a ceremony at the Rayburn House Office Building. These heroes are among an exclusive group of 399 students who have...

2010-04-16 08:16:00

Top AAA School Safety Patrol members travel to nation's capital to mark 90th anniversary of the largest safety program in the world with 585,000 patrollers in 30,000 schools nationwide WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AAA School Safety Patrol will celebrate its 90th anniversary next week when the nation's top patrollers are honored in Washington, D.C. The AAA School Safety Patrol is the largest safety program in the world, equipping patrollers with the skills and...