On Friday October 2nd, Elected Officials from White Plains, Yonkers, New Rochelle, and Mount Vernon, as well as local Media representatives, took part in a hands on Fire Operations 101 demonstration. Each Elected Official was fitted out with Turnout Gear and given some brief instruction. Each took part in four training scenario's; Interior Attack, Medical treatment and packaging, Interior Search, and Vehicle Extrication.
The City of White Plains has won AAA's top Platinum Award for the outstanding effectiveness of its traffic safety programs.
The city was one of five Platinum award winners in AAA's annual Community Traffic Safety Awards Program, which recognizes outstanding communities for their efforts to make the region's roadways safer for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians.
The community was honored October 15th during a luncheon ceremony at The Carltun in East Meadow, New York.
When you consider the many kinds of vehicles and safety seat models on the market, it's easy to understand why installing and using car seats properly is complicated. Research shows that four out of five safety seats are used incorrectly, with an average of three mistakes per seat, Find out whether you're making any of these mistakes. By attending the car seat check, a trained White Plains Police Officer will work with you to teach you the best way to install and correctly use your child safety seat. Officers will make certain your seat is: safe, no recalls, and no imperfections, age appropriate and installed properly.
This event is sponsored by The White Plains Department of Public Safety and The White Plains Youth Bureau.
Age Group: Open to All
Day/Time: Saturday October 24th, 10AM-2PM
Location: Public Safety Headquarters, 77 South Lexington Ave.
Registration: On Site