Keystone College to host teen driving safety program May 17

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LA PLUME – Keystone College and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, District 4, will sponsor the community forum, “Teen Driving: Staying Safe All the Time” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17 in Keystone’s Evans Hall in Hibbard Campus Center.

The forum, open to the public and free of charge, will discuss the issue of teen driving and provide valuable information regarding ways to prevent accidents, injuries, and fatalities on streets and highways.

There will be a panel of experts from local government, law enforcement, medical organizations, and the local community. Panel members include Lackawanna County Coroner Tim Rowland, Wyoming County District Attorney Jeff Mitchell, Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) Pennsylvania Coordinator Felicity DeBecco, Geisinger Community Medical Center Injury Prevention Coordinator Kathryn Bommer, Keystone College Director of Campus Safety and retired New York City police officer Ed Carolan and local driver safety advocate Eileen Miller.

Moderators for the event will be PennDOT District 4 Safety Press Officer Michael Taluto and Keystone College Senior Director of College Relations Fran Calpin. Students from Dallas High School will attend the forum and present videos they produced on the safe driving.

For more information, contact Calpin at 570-945-8170 or fran.calpin@keystone.edu, or Taluto at 570-963-3502 or mtaluto@pa.gov.

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