May 14, 2013
Firestone Indy Lights driver Gabby Chaves will take part in the Broward County Commission proclamation ceremony declaring May 'Take 5 To Stay Alive. Don't Text & Drive' Month, as part of his continuing mission to promote safer driving habits.
The 19 year-old Chaves, who is a Broward County resident and the 'Take 5 To Stay Alive. Don't Text & Drive' campaign spokesperson will be part of a presentation by Broward County Commissioners Chip LaMarca and Lois Wexler. Chaves will be joined by Broward Regional EMS Council Vice Chair, Dr. Fred Keroff, and State Senator Maria Sachs, receiving a proclamation declaring May as the 'Take 5 to Stay Alive. Don't Text & Drive' month.
"I'm pleased to be part of the presentation proclaiming May 'Take 5 to Stay Alive. Don't Text and Drive' month," commented Chaves. "It's important that we continue to spread the word that texting and driving don't mix."
Chaves returns to his office behind the wheel of an Firestone Indy Lights car on May 23 with the opening practice run for the Firestone Freedom 100 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Qualifying takes place later in the day, followed by the premier event on the 2013 schedule on May 25 - Coors Lite Carb Day - as part of the prestigious 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500.