Incentive for Driving Safe

1 decade 1 year 7 months ago Friday, August 10 2007 Aug 10, 2007 Friday, August 10, 2007 11:42:28 AM CDT August 10, 2007 in News
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ST. JOSEPH (AP) - In hopes of cutting teen highway crashes, St. Joseph Police are offering a mighty nice incentive for young people to drive safely. The police traffic unit will hold a lotto for a 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer to be given to one of the city's 3,000 driving-aged students. The $19,000 car was donated by a St. Joseph auto dealership. Officer Richard Bradley said all permit or licensed drivers at the six local high schools are eligible, as long as they don't receive a moving violation during the school year. Gas cards, oil changes and car washes will be awarded monthly to each high school. Registration cards for the "I'm a Safe Driver" program can be filled out at the school offices.

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