KDOT and the Kansas Highway Patrol will host a news conference today with an expert on dual-tasking; a young man incapacitated in a texting crash; his mother, who will speak for him; and the young man’s companion dog. Below are the event details. Please come join us.
WHO: Paul Atchley, psychology professor at the University of Kansas; Austin Breitenstein, and his mother, Julie Breitenstein.
WHAT: Kansas distracted driving awareness and prevention campaign.
WHEN: 1:30 p.m., Friday, April 18, 2014
WHERE: Kansas State Capitol, 300 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, south steps. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the Capitol Rotunda.