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Posted on: November 1, 2018

New Rochelle Wins Gold Award in AAA’s Annual Traffic Safety Program

New Rochelle

The City of New Rochelle has won a Gold Award in AAA Northeast’s Community Traffic Safety Awards Program, Director of Public / Government Affairs & Traffic Safety, John Corlett announced today. AAA has long recognized communities that make outstanding efforts to make the region’s roads safer for motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians.

The City was cited for its many traffic safety efforts including targeted enforcement geared at distracted driving and speeding throughout the City. New Rochelle also participates in a large number of safety initiatives such as Stop DWI, Click It or Ticket, Buckle Up New York, as well as seat belt and holiday DWI checkpoints.     

All award winners in the New York metropolitan area were honored during a luncheon ceremony held October 25th at the Garden City Hotel. AAA Northeast, the local AAA affiliate, presented a total of 51 awards. The Village also received a special citation for having four consecutive years with zero pedestrian fatalities. 

AAA Northeast is a not-for-profit member service organization with 65 offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island providing more than 5.7 million local AAA members with roadside assistance, travel, insurance, finance and auto-related services.