Media Advisory – Parker Thompson

January 6, 2016 - 1 minute read

Media Advisory

January 6, 2016

For Immediate Release

West Vancouver, BC – Students at West Vancouver Secondary School (1750 Mathers Avenue) and Rockridge Secondary (5350 Headland Drive) will be hearing from a young race car driver about the dangers of distracted driving tomorrow.

Parker Thompson, a 17-year old race car driver from Red Deer, Alberta, will be touring the district as part of his #drivetostayalive campaign. The talk will address the dangers of distracted driving with the goal of reducing accidents and injuries among youth who have recently, or will shortly acquire their drivers’ license across Canada.

Members of the West Vancouver Police Department will be in attendance at both events.

WHERE: Kay Meek Centre
TIME: 10 am
LOCATION: 1750 Mathers Avenue, West Vancouver

WHERE: Rockridge Secondary School
TIME: 1:30 pm
LOCATION: 5350 Headland Drive

Please note that Parker Thompson will be available to speak to the media in advance of the WVSS event at 10 am.

Kindly reply if you are able to send a reporter or photographer to this event.

For more information on Parker Thompson and his campaign, please visit his website at:

Media Contacts

Bev Pausche
Manager of Communications                                         

West Vancouver Schools
Phone: 604.828.8045

Constable Jeff Wood
WVPD Communications
West Vancouver Police Department
Phone: 604.925.7348