Mississippi Department of Transportation: Put A 'Brake' On Fatalities - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Jackson 10/10/08

Mississippi Department of Transportation: Put A 'Brake' On Fatalities

The Mississippi Department of Transportation is putting the 'brakes' on fatalities.

At a news conference Friday  morning, MDOT  Executive Director Butch Brown encouraged motorists to do their part in decreasing fatal accidents.

Each year, statistics show more than 42-thousand traffic fatalities occur on our nation's roadways.

During the news conference, several accident victims shared their personal stories.

MDOT officials say drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, and passengers must all work together to keep our roadways safe.

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