Press Releases and Information

The OTS encourages fans to use a designated sober driver

For Immediate Release:Jan. 31, 2019Contact:Tim WeisbergOTS Marketing and Public Affairstimothy.weisberg@ots.ca.gov(916) 509-3020The OTS encourages fans to use a designated sober driverHave a plan: Enjoy Super Bowl LIII responsiblyThe California Office of...

California driver cell phone use up in 2018, but down from 2016

For Immediate Release: Jan. 28, 2019 Contact: Tim Weisberg OTS Marketing and Public Affairs timothy.weisberg@ots.ca.gov (916) 509-3020 California driver cell phone use up in 2018, but down from 2016 More California drivers are using their cell phone behind...

OTS unveils new statewide ‘Go Safely’ Campaign

For Immediate Release:Dec. 7, 2018Contact:Tim WeisbergOTS Marketing and Public Affairstimothy.weisberg@ots.ca.gov(916) 509-3020OTS unveils new statewide ‘Go Safely’ CampaignEncourages planning ahead to avoid a DUISACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Office...

OTS offers tips to stay safe during Thanksgiving holiday

For Immediate Release:Nov. 20, 2018Contact:Tim WeisbergOTS Marketing and Public Affairstimothy.weisberg@ots.ca.gov(916) 509-3020OTS offers tips to stay safe during  Thanksgiving holidayPreparedness is key during busy travel seasonTraveling for the...

Sept. 23-29 is Child Passenger Safety Week Week dedicated to educating parents, caregivers on child seat safety

For any parent or caregiver, it is important to understand how to choose and properly install the right car seat for your child. Next week is Child Passenger Safety Week, and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) is supporting efforts by health and law enforcement agencies, community organizations and traffic safety partners to educate parents and caregivers on child seat safety. (pdf)