OSWEGO, NY – On Monday (April 14), Tony Spada, president and CEO of AAA Western and Central New York presented Oswego Mayor Thomas Gillen, Oswego Police Chief Tory DeCaire and Oswego Police Lieutenant Charles Searor with their second Gold Award for their success in the in AAA’s Community Traffic Safety Program.
" data-medium-file="https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/AAA-2014-Gold-Award-300x144.jpg" data-large-file="https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/AAA-2014-Gold-Award-460x221.jpg" class="size-medium wp-image-141948" alt="From left are: Oswego City Police Chief Tory L. DeCaire, Oswego City Police Lieutenant Charles Searor Jr., President and CEO of AAA Western and Central New York Tony Spada and Mayor of the city of Oswego Thomas W. Gillen." src="http://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/AAA-2014-Gold-Award-300x144.jpg" width="300" height="144" srcset="https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/AAA-2014-Gold-Award-300x144.jpg 300w, https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/AAA-2014-Gold-Award-150x72.jpg 150w, https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/AAA-2014-Gold-Award-460x221.jpg 460w, https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/AAA-2014-Gold-Award-500x241.jpg 500w, https://oswegocountytoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/AAA-2014-Gold-Award.jpg 900w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" />From left are: Oswego City Police Chief Tory L. DeCaire, Oswego City Police Lieutenant Charles Searor Jr., President and CEO of AAA Western and Central New York Tony Spada and Mayor of the city of Oswego Thomas W. Gillen.
The city of Oswego demonstrated success in addressing speeding, aggressive and impaired driving, occupant protection, and pedestrian and school zone safety.
Gold Awards, are given to communities that implement programs and projects that demonstrate superior effort at addressing local traffic safety issues.
AAA’s Community Traffic Safety Program is an awards and recognition program for communities of all sizes nationwide that identify and address their local traffic safety issues.
The program considers basic crash statistics, presence of a traffic safety leadership group, projects, and their effectiveness.