Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date September 22, 2005
Contact Traffic Safety Coordinator Karen Haverkamp
Phone (951) 826-5225


8th Annual Traffic Safety Fair



Riverside, Ca- On Saturday, October 1, 2005, the Riverside Police Department’s Traffic Education Unit will host the 8th Annual Traffic Safety Fair at Castle Park (3500 Polk Street), from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The Traffic Safety Fair provides educational fun for the entire family. There will be over thirty safety booths featuring bicycle, train, and child safety seat information. Other events include face painting, fingerprinting, and a ParaMagic show. Free drawings will be held throughout the day and participants will have a chance to win bicycles, skateboards, train sets and gift certificates.

Free Helmets will be awarded to the first 200 children to properly navigate RPD’s safety city. In addition, Inland Counties Tech Team will sponsor a free car seat clinic. Please call (951) 358-7171 to make an early appointment.

Participating agencies include the Riverside Fire Department, California Highway Patrol, Riverside Community College Police, UCR Police Department, Inland Empire Safe Kids, CalTrans – “4R Kids Sake,” Riverside County Injury Prevention Services and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad – “Operation Lifesavers.”

For a free parking pass, or more information about the Traffic Safety Fair, log on to www.RPDonline.org/Traffic Education or call Karen Haverkamp at (951) 826-5225.