The Village of Northport has won a Gold Award in AAA Northeast’s Community Traffic Safety Awards Program, director of Public / Government Affairs & Traffic Safety, John Corlett announced Tuesday.
The village was cited for its many traffic safety efforts, including education and enforcement to curtail distracted driving, DWI and other unsafe driving practices. The Village also received a special citation for having nine consecutive years with zero pedestrian fatalities.
Award winners in the New York metropolitan area were honored during a luncheon ceremony Oct. 25 at the Garden City Hotel. AAA Northeast, the local AAA affiliate, presented a total of 51 awards.
AAA has long recognized communities that make outstanding efforts to make the region’s roads safer for motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians.