Maryland’s Trauma System to Hold Distracted Driving Prevention and Awareness Events on April 5, 2017
In recognition of April’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Maryland Trauma Quality Improvement Committee (TQIC), made up of representatives from the Maryland Trauma Centers, are holding a Distracted Driving Prevention Awareness day this Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at trauma centers across the state. Distracted driving continues to be a dangerous, escalating problem on Maryland’s roadways. Our Maryland trauma centers see the tragic results that occur when individuals drive while distracted.
Each of the following trauma centers have prepared events to bring statewide awareness to distracted driving and how it can be prevented: The Johns Hopkins Hospital Adult Trauma Center, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital Wilmer Eye Center, Suburban Hospital Trauma Center – Johns Hopkins Medicine, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Prince George’s Hospital Center, Sinai Hospital, Western Maryland Health System, Meritus Medical Center, Children’s National Health System, and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.