East Ridge Spring N2 Safety Event Set For May 18

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The East Ridge Police Department will be hosting a free safety event for the community on May 18 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Camp Jordan Arena. The Department will be joined by the East Ridge Fire Department and other agencies to help reach the community and promote a safer lifestyle.

All ages are welcome to attend.

Some events include: The Convincer seatbelt crash simulator, DUI simulator driving course (for 18-years-old and up with a driver's license), car seat check-up event, fire safety and more.

For more information, contact the East Ridge Police Department Traffic Unit.


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