U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a September summit to address the dangers of text-messaging and other distractions behind the wheel. In late September, senior transportation officials, elected officials, safety advocates, law enforcement representatives and academics will convene in Washington, DC to discuss ideas about how to combat distracted driving.
The summit will be conducted over the course of two days.
- Wednesday September 30, 2009 8:30am – 5:00pm EST
- Thursday October 1, 2009 7:30am – 1:15pm EST