TRAFFIC PROBLEMS IN AN ISLAND PARADISE: PUERTO RICO SEMINAR FACES THE ISSUES

A three-day traffic safety seminar was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 10-12, 1984. Jointly sponsored by the Puerto Rico Traffic Safety Commission and Volvo North America Corporation, the meeting was called to discuss the major traffic safety issues facing the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in four specific areas: alcohol, seat belt use, child restraints, and pedestrian safety. This article discusses presentations made at the seminar by the following people: Rafael Faria, Puerto Rico's Secretary of Transportation and Public Works; Bjorn Ahlstrom, President and Chief Executive Officer of Volvo North America Corporation; Timothy McCarthy, Director of Federal Liaison in the Government Affairs Division of the Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association; Charles F. Livingston, Executive Director of the National Commission Against Drunk Driving and formerly Associate Administrator of Traffic Safety Programs for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; and Richard L. Tippie, Manager of the Highway Traffic Safety Department of the National Safety Council.

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    National Safety Council

    444 North Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60611
  • Publication Date: 1984-7

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 6 p.
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00392460
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-037 413
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 28 1985 12:00AM