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Media Advisory.
Friday, September 10, 2004
Contact: Ellen Martin,
Tel.: (202) 366-9550

Media Advisory

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Unveils
New Life-Saving Protection for Children
U.S. Senator Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) Joins in Announcement

    At a news conference in Columbus, Ohio at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, September 13, Dr. Jeffrey W. Runge, the NHTSA Administrator, will announce a significant new life-saving protection for children.                          
    WHO: National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator Jeffrey W. Runge, joined by U.S. Senator Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) will make the announcement. Also speaking will be Dr. Tom Hansen, CEO of the Columbus Children’s Hospital and Dr. Gary Smith, Director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Columbus Children’s Research Institute.
    WHAT: A major announcement by NHTSA of a new life-saving protection for children.
    WHEN: Monday, September 13 at 9:15 a.m.
    WHERE: Columbus Children’s Hospital
    Ann Isaly Wolfe Education Center on 18th St.
    (3rd awning from the parking garage)
    Room ED137
    Columbus, Ohio
    Contact: Ellen Martin (NHTSA): 202-366-9550;
    Contact: Amanda Flaig (Senator DeWine’s office): 614-722-4595
    Contact: Pam Barber or Amy Ranalli (Columbus Children’s Hospital): 614-722-4595 or 202-841-1603 (Cell phone).


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