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2015 Pacific Northwest Driver & Traffic Safety Conference

Feb 16, 2015

Traffic Safety Education

Over 250 driver education instructors from throughout the Pacific Northwest will be attending the 2015 PacNW Driver & Traffic Safety Conference in Portland on February 27-28 and March 1. TRI’s Traffic Safety Education program organizes the conference and co-hosts it with the Transportation Safety Division of the Oregon Department of Transportation.

The conference features keynote sessions by nationally acclaimed speakers and numerous workshops and presentations by regional experts in driver and traffic safety education. Attendees will gain new information and insights on topics pertinent to the field, interact and exchange ideas with fellow driver education professionals, and earn continuing education credits toward renewing their certification. The 3-day conference offers opportunities for professional growth as well as time for networking with colleagues throughout the region. More.

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