Oct. 5, 2016 — WASHINGTON — U.S. traffic fatalities rose by an estimated 10.4 percent in the first half of this year, federal officials said Wednesday, and continued an upward trend that started in late 2014 as the economic recovery accelerated. The sharp increase in deaths this year follows a 7.2 percent jump in 2015, when there were 35,092 traffic fatalities. For the first half of 2016, 17,775 people died on the road, compared with 16,100 over the same period a year earlier.
NEXT GAUDPC MEETINGDate: TBD
NEXT TCUDPP MEETING
Date: February 3, 2017
Time: 10:30 am - noon
Location: Howson Library Agenda: Therapist Wendi Kozlowski on Bullying and APD Community Liaison on OCL Summer Leadership Camp.
NEXT YSAPC MEETING
Date: February, 2017
Time: 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: YWCA - South
UPCOMING TST SUMMIT
Date: Aug. 3-4, 2016
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Seton Healthcare
St. Vincent de Paul Auditorium - 1st Floor 1345 Philomena Street Austin, TX 78723
Register at: TexansStandingTall.org.
Greater Austin Underage Drinking Prevention CouncilOur mission is to create a safe and healthy environment for the youth by reducing underage access to alcohol in the Greater Austin area.
A coalition comprised of community members, law enforcement, representatives from prevention organizations, schools, parent groups, businesses, youth advocacy and social services.
We formulate strategies to reduce the incidence and impact of underage drinking in the Greater Austin area.
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