CHAPTER 783

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, School Bus Safety Week will be observed nationwide during the week of April 23 _ 28, 1973; and

WHEREAS, the State Board of Education and the state representatives of the National School Bus Safety Week Committee feel that the safety of our youngsters cannot be overemphasized and that the excellent driving record set by school buses in Delaware should be known to the public encouraging greater compliance to driving safety by all motorists; and

WHEREAS, in Delaware during the 1972-73 school year, there are approximately 85,000 students being transported daily by approximately 1,150 school buses and drivers; and

WHEREAS, so far this year there have been no school bus fatalities in Delaware; and

WHEREAS, School Bus Safety Week is an ideal time for all citizens to rededicate themselves to promote safety on our streets and highways by exercising caution and courtesy in driving;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of April 23 -28, 1973, as

SCHOOL BUS SAFETY WEEK.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this 18th day of April

(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-seventh.

SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor

Attest: ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State