On October 30, 2019, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) – District Six and South Florida police agencies gathered around the Rock on the University of Miami campus for the “Put it Down” Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign and annual safety fair event.

Press Conference Speakers:

  • Alexandra Martinez (Crime Prevention Officer – UM Police Department)
  • David Rivero (Chief of Police – UM Police Department)
  • Carlos Sarmiento (FDOT – District Six)
  • Jennifer Hudak (University of Miami Student Government)
  • Ernesto Arguello (Snap2Live)

Educational and Safety Outreach Partners include: FDOT, University of Miami Police, Snap2Live, AAA, Brightline, Miami-Dade, Transportation Planning Organization (TPO), South Florida Commuter Services, Pinecrest Bakery, Dori Saves Lives, University of Miami WalkSafe/BikeSafe, University of Miami Emergency Management, University of Miami Planning, University of Miami Parking & Transportation, University of Miami Student Government, Survive the Ride.

Enforcement agencies include: University of Miami Police, Miami-Dade Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol, South Miami Police Department, Pinecrest Police Department, Coral
Gables Police Department, Miami Police Department, Miami Beach Police Department, Palmetto Bay Police Department.

Video on Youtube



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