TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Race Driver To Highlight Seat Belt Use Among Teens At "Drive To Stay Alive" News Conference
Date of News Release: 9/21/2004
(Frankfort, KY) - Stan Boyd, NASCAR® Busch Series driver for the Race Kentucky Motorsports team, will join 23 high school students from throughout the state at a news conference scheduled for 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, SEPT. 21 at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. Boyd will address the life-saving benefits of seat belt use by teenage drivers in Kentucky.
Col. Rick Stiltner, deputy commissioner of the Kentucky State Police, Tim Bray, of the Kentucky Speedway, and Mark Karnes and Keith Livermore, of Race Kentucky Motorsports, will also make comments.
The students will be at the track for three days of hands-on driving instruction as part of the "Drive To Stay Alive" program, sponsored by the Kentucky State Police and the Governor's Highway Safety Program. Photo, video and interview opportunities will be available of students during training activities.
The following schools will have students participating in the training: Bath Co. High, Breathitt Co. High, Caverna High, Calloway Co. High, Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, Christian Co. High, Clinton Co. High, Gallatin Co. High, Harrison Co. High, Johnson Central High, Madison Southern High, McCreary Central High, Nicholas Co. High, Owen Co. High, Providence High, Pulaski Co. High, Somerset High, Shelby Co. High, Trimble Co. High, Walton-Verona High and Williamstown High.