Travelers to take to the road Memorial Day weekend

By Craig Anderson Delaware State News DOVER — Factor in key economic drivers — the price of gas and money in the pocket when the paycheck arrives — and there’s just as much reason to travel this Memorial Day holiday as last year. Thus, AAA Mid-Atlantic is expecting highway traffic to resemble 2012. And the  … Read more

The Delaware HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers The Office of Highway Safety is proud to bring the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers® to Delaware as part of our continuing efforts to prevent impaired driving and alcohol-related crashes. The HERO Campaign was created by the family of Naval Ensign John Elliott who was killed in a head on crash in 2000 by  … Read more

Delaware Beach Heroes designated driving campaign comes to area

By Cape Gazette The Delaware Restaurant Association is teaming up with the Hero Campaign to bring the Delaware Beach Heroes Designated Driving Campaign to beach towns this summer. This socially responsible campaign is an opportunity for the restaurant community in Delaware to band together and show commitment to serving guests in a safe and responsible  … Read more

AtlantiCare gala honors HERO campaign, Christies, local doctor

By VINCENT JACKSON The Press of Atlantic City AtlantiCare celebrated the accomplishments of a diverse group of honorees during its 54th annual Century Club Gala Saturday at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. Honorees were Gov. Chris Christie and first lady Mary Pat Christie for their work during Hurricane Sandy; Bill and Muriel Elliott, of  … Read more

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CNN says, ‘Be a HERO this prom season’

By Lynda Love Highlander, CNN (CNN) — Prom season is a perfect time to remind teens of the dangers of drinking and driving. In 2010, car crashes killed about 2,700 people between 16 and 19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Instead of increasing the death toll, any teen can choose to  … Read more

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KSP encourages designated drivers for St. Patrick’s Day

by WKYT (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the Kentucky State Police is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if they’ve been drinking. The agency recently partnered with the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers®, a multi-state program that promotes the use of sober drivers during celebrations such as St. Patrick’s Day.  … Read more

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Happy to be Stuck to You: New HERO Stickers for Kentucky Law Enforcement

Louisville Metro Police Dept. (LMPD) Chief Steve Conrad (left) and Kentucky State Police (KSP) Commissioner Rodney Brewer (right) display a new HERO bumper sticker that represents a partnership between the agencies designed to save lives by promoting the use of designated drivers. The sticker will appear on 900 LMPD vehicles and 1,600 KSP vehicles. The  … Read more

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Monmouth U. Names Daniel Mangraviti Hero of the Year

By Monmouth University West Long Branch, NJ – Monmouth University senior Daniel Mangraviti of Holmdel, NJ, was named Designated Driver HERO of the Year at a ceremony held at Monmouth University on February 5. Daniel will be featured on HERO Campaign billboards located on the New Jersey Turnpike. In addition, he received a $300 Monmouth  … Read more