DelDOT in cooperation with the League of American Bicyclists has posted two safety PSA’s for the Memorial Day weekend.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NEWSRELEASE
DelDOT PublicRelations May 24, 2006
1-800-652-5600 or 302-760-2080
Radio Stations Asked To Air Bicyclist and Motorist Public Service Announcements
Dover — With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching the Department of Transportation is asking radio stations to help get life saving bicyclist and motorist tips out to the public by airing recently posted public service announcements (PSA’s) on the Department’s Web site.
The Department has posted two 30 second radio PSA’s on the homepage of www.deldot.gov for radio stations to use throughout the summer season. One gives cyclist tips and the other motorist tips. Radio stations for broadcast use can download MP3 versions. The files can also be played directly from the Web sites embedded audio player.
The PSA’s were supplied to the Department by The League of American Bicyclist and include an in-house produced DelDOT tag.
The following is suggested copy for radio stations to use in conjunction with the radio PSA’s:
Memorial Day is quickly approaching, and the Delaware Department of Transportation reminds motorists that they should pass bicycles with caution and yield to bicycles as they would any other vehicles.