Highway Safety Tips On Midnight Cowboy Radio Network & Web site
Van Nuys, CA, September 18, 2000: Ol' Blue, USA (United Safety
Alliance, Inc.) has teamed with The Midnight Cowboy Trucking Radio
Network to promote traffic safety and improve relations between
law enforcement, commercial drivers and the motoring public via
the air waves.
A new regular feature on The Midnight Cowboy Radio Network is
"A Safety Minute© with Ol' Blue, USA." The feature provides
practical tips for enhancing highway safety, as well as offers
ways to improve large vehicle safety.
Bill Mack and Eric Harley host The Midnight Cowboy Trucking
Network, broadcasting out of the Network's flagship radio station,
WBAP 820 AM, in Arlington, TX. WBAP, a 50,000-watt clear channel
signal in stereo, is networked with 11 other AM powerhouse stations,
allowing it to be heard throughout North America.
Founded in 1986, Ol' Blue, USA is the only non-profit organization
endorsed by law enforcement agencies, schools and various groups
with the trucking industry. Its focus is to build positive relationships
between carriers, drivers, law enforcement and the general public,
making them a highway safety conscious team.
Among its many programs, Ol' Blue, USA embarks on an annual
National Safety Tour and conducts its "Big Wheels, Little Kids©"
Traffic Safety Awareness Program at schools nationwide. In its
"Safety Center" at industry trade shows, Ol' Blue, USA, joins
with state and local law enforcement, the U.S. Department of Transportation,
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and others to promote
large vehicle safety.
Voicing "A Safety Minute with Ol' Blue, USA" is former long-haul
trucker David "Cabover" Kolman. Now a veteran truck trade magazine
journalist with a leading publishing company, Cabover continues
to trailer-truck on a part-time basis.
"There are numerous benefits to be had from an investment in
safety, for the individual, his community and the trucking industry,"
said RJ Taylor, the man behind Ol' Blue, USA. "Our hope is that
'A Safety Minute with Ol' Blue, USA' will make drivers a little
more mindful to highway safety while behind the wheel."
"A Safety Minute with Ol' Blue, USA" began airing on The Midnight
Cowboy Trucking Network September 1st. Tune in for nightly safety
information that will keep drivers alert and aware as they travel
our nation's highways.
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