CT Sen. Tony Hwang to Moderate Distracted Driving Discussions

Fairfield/Newtown, CT - State Senator Tony Hwang will moderate two expert panel discussions on Distracted Driving in Newtown and Fairfield/Southport/Westport. The forums come at the end of April, which has been dubbed Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The Panel will include representatives from local Law Enforcement, AAA Northeast, Dr. Neil Chaudhary of Preusser Research Inc. that performs comprehensive traffic safety studies, CT Dept. of Transportation, and Mourning Parents ACT (!MPACT).

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,400 people across the United States were killed in 2016 due to some form of distracted driving.

WHO:          Moderator: State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28)

  •          Dr. Neil Chaudhary, Preusser Research, Inc.
  •          Local Law Enforcement
  •          Fran Mayko, AAA Northeast
  •          CT Department of Transportation
  •          Mourning Parents ACT (!MPACT)

WHAT:         Forums concerning the Consequences of Distracted Driving

WHEN          Newtown and surrounding towns

April 25th, 2019 @ 6:30pm-8:00pm


April 30th, 2019 @ 6:30-8:00pm



Edmond Old Town Hall

45 Main Street

Newtown, CT


Pequot Library

720 Pequot Ave,

Southport, CT

To register for the events, please follow the Eventbrite links below or visit the events page atwww.SenatorHwang.com. Please also see the Fairfield Citizen article reporting on Fairfield’s increasing effort to enforce distracted driving laws here, and Senator Hwang’s press release.


Newtown Distracted Driving Forum April 25, 2019 EventBrite: https://bit.ly/2Vef1mD

Fairfield Distracted Driving Forum April 30, 2019 EventBrite:  https://bit.ly/2GrtfHq