Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Highway Safety Race Car in Nationwide Series Race Friday

sobriety 500

FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/27/13) – A glossy-black Chevrolet Impala will roar through the Kentucky night this weekend with a sobering message. 

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” will be emblazoned across driver Mike Wallace’s No. 01 car as he competes in the “Feed the Children 300” Friday night at Kentucky Speedway in Gallatin County.
 
“I’m happy to represent a program that creates public awareness and helps save lives,” Wallace said. “I’m looking forward to racing the ‘Drive Sober’ Impala because we’ve never promoted anything like this before. It’s great to be sharing this important message with the fans at Kentucky because it’s such a good area for racing.”
 
The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is glad to partner with Wallace and his JD Motorsports Team.
 
“We’re grateful for the assistance that Mike Wallace and JD Motorsports are providing as we promote the ‘Drive Sober’ message,” said KOHS Executive Director Bill Bell. “Alcohol-related fatalities are up in 2013. In fact, 20 percent of the fatal crashes in Kentucky this year have involved alcohol. As summer revs up, we hope Kentuckians remember to avoid driving while impaired.”
 
The “Feed the Children 300” is scheduled to start Friday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. EDT.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by James Isaman

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Apollo Area Alliance to Host Neighborhood Cleanup

OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/1/14) — The Apollo Area Alliance will host a neighborhood cleanup. The cleanup will take place from 6… Read More

Providence Police Reports Released

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (9/1/14) ― The Providence Police Department released the following arrest reports Monday, Sept. 1.… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 29, 2014 8216

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 30, 2014 7621

One Hospitalized After Officer-Involved…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 7565

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 31, 2014 4896

Passenger in Officer-Involved Shooting…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 29, 2014 3950

Business Spotlight - Magical Memories…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 30, 2014 3191

Ponderosa Madisonville to Donate 10…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 30, 2014 1312

City of Madisonville Says 'Goodbye' to…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
September 01, 2014 990

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

in Top Stories by Karen McKnight
August 29, 2014 897

MCC Announces New Board Members

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs
August 29, 2014 582

Trover Health Endowment Reaches $100,000…

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 29, 2014 2589

Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 2494

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 2206

Downtown Trolley to Run on Labor Day

in News by Abby Shelton
August 30, 2014 1696

Owensboro Traffic Advisory

in News by Keith Todd
August 28, 2014 1486

Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 28, 2014 7565

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 29, 2014 3950

Business Spotlight - Magical Memories…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 3610

Another Greenville Home Invasion Being…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller, GPD
August 28, 2014 2385

Whitfield, Yonts Pay Tribute to Bob and…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 2278

Stanton Barrett's NASCAR Mustang Gets…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06