Ontario, California Volkswagen Dealership to Host Community Outreach Organization's Text Kills® Bus Appearance, Addressing the Critical Public Safety Issues Raised by Texting-While-Driving
Ontario, Calif - Aug 23, 2013 - (ACCESSWIRE) - Today, Text Kills® announces that the next stop for the Text Kills Tour Bus and Crew will be at Ontario VW Driver Safety Outreach Event, to be held on Friday, August 23 through Sunday, August 25 at the Ontario VW dealership in Ontario, CA. The dealership will host the renowned and widely recognized Text Kills® Bus, which itself features over one hundred thousand signatures of people who have taken the pledge not to engage in texting-while-driving (TWD).
Ontario Volkswagen's decision to include the donation-funded group underscores the dealership's forward-thinking business philosophy, which includes a commitment to aligning themselves with important community causes. Ontario Volkswagen sees the collaboration as a unique opportunity to further this commitment and raise awareness about issues that are impacting the safety our country's roadways.
Ontario VW Appearance Schedule is as Follows:
- August 23rd, 2PM to 4PM: Media interviews, company employee presentation, staging of bus
- August 24th, 1PM to 4PM: Driver simulations, Text Kills pledge drive, meet and greet dealership patrons
- August 25th, 1PM to 4PM: Driver simulations, Text Kills pledge drive, meet and greet dealership patrons
"After reading a great article in the WHEELS section of the OC Register recently, I knew immediately that their outreach was a great message to share with our customers," said Earl Reed, Ontario VW General Manager. "We see this opportunity as a launching pad for future endeavors with Text Kills®, as their work aligns itself nicely with our company's belief in, and commitment to, the importance of promoting driver safety."
Text Kills® has gained widespread recognition, including significant nationwide media attention, with its community outreach events that raise public awareness regarding this significant public safety issue through a unique blend of education and entertainment. Since its founding in 2010, the organization has partnered with numerous law enforcement, fire/safety authorities, schools, other non-profits, community outreach programs, and concerned businesses and their corporate safety officers to help "get the word out" about the very real dangers of distracted driving, TWD and text-bullying. Celebrities, athletes, and politicians have also rallied in support of the cause, with big names like Def Leppard Drummer Rick Allen and UFC Fighter/Actor Randy Couture, just to name a few, having signed the bus or made public service announcements on behalf of the Text Kills® effort. Other notable appearances for the community outreach organization include its participation in the 2010 National Distracted Driving Summit in Washington, D.C., as well as, more recently, in the Federal Communication Commission's 2013 Distracted Driving Technology Showcase.
During the 3-day event, visitors to Ontario Volkswagen will be allowed the opportunity to take the pledge not to engage in TWD by signing the Text Kills® Bus. In addition, those in attendance will have the opportunity to see Text Kills® showcasing their interactive and fun distracted driving simulators, remote control obstacle courses, texting and walking exercises, drunk driving simulators, and more.
About Ontario VW:
Ontario VW is a family owned and operated Volkswagen dealership based in the Giant Ontario Auto Center since 1995. Ontario VW serves the entire Inland Valley communities and cares about you and your families.
About Text Kills®:
Text Kills® is a donation-supported outreach program that regularly partners with law enforcement, fire/safety authorities, schools, other non-profits, community outreach programs, and corporate safety officers in an effort to educate and increase public awareness concerning the dangers of cell phone use while driving or when used to bully and harass (text-bullying and cyber-bullying). Text Kills® works with Bully Buster USA™ in community outreach and safety awareness. To help spread the Text Kills' message of driver safety and responsibility, the Text Kills® Tour Bus traverses the country, collecting signatures on its sides from people pledging not to text and drive. Text Kills® is a wholly owned subsidiary of Iconosys, Inc. Monster Arts, Inc. (OTCQB:APPZ) owns 10% of Iconosys.
Text Kills® is listed on the United States Federal Communications Commissions' (FCC) Distracted Driving Information Clearinghouse Website under Industry & Technology:
For more information about Text Kills and how to book the Text Kills® Bus at your next safety day, school, or event, please go to http://www.textkills.com/ for pricing and other information or call 949-436-TEXT (8398).
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