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Petition for Safer Senior Citizen Driving

95 Signatures Goal: 100

CJ McCallon, a 19 year old resident of Belen, was killed on July 5, 2006 by 88 year old Eugene Sallee. Mr. Sallee went north onto Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.\'s exit ramp and proceeded north on the southbound lanes of I-25. CJ McCallon had just left his workplace (Roto-Rooter) and was traveling south on his motorcyle. Mr. Sallee side-swiped a truck and continued north until he collided head on with an SUV containing a woman and her 1 and 2 year old children. CJ McCallon couldn\'t avoid the accident right in front of him and suffered fatal head injuries despite the fact he was wearing a helmet. Mr. Sallee was in critical condition upon arrival at the hospital and died later. CJ was declared dead on arrival. CJ was full of life and love. He had a fiancee and a 16 month old daughter. He loved family, friends, reptiles, dogs, cars, and motorcyles. CJ\'s life meant something and continues to mean something today. His life and death will hopefully mean the beginning of safer roads in New Mexico and everywhere. This petition is to keep unsafe older drivers off the road. For their safety and for people like CJ McCallon. The GOAL of this petition is for the elderly to take a driving test every year. The elderly already have to take a written test and an eye test, but lets take this a step further. I, Kristen Peterson, CJ\'s cousin, plan to get as many signatures as I can before December 31, 2006. In January I will send it to Representative Heather Wilson or whoever is currently in office. I will send this to anyone in local government until my cause, our cause, is heard.

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CJ\'s Family and Friends

Comment

95

Signatures

  • 5 years ago
    Sarah Reynolds United Kingdom
    5 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    pete curialle United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Patty Feather United States
    7 years ago
  • 9 years ago
    Amanda Antosh United States
    9 years ago
  • 9 years ago
    Matthew Sallee United States
    9 years ago
  • 9 years ago
    Jennifer Perhala United States
    9 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    Cory United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    Vincent Brugnoni United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    JENNIFER United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    don yeary United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    kurt hessinger United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    dolores hessinger United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    judy yeary United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    Mike o'toole United States
    10 years ago
  • 10 years ago
    nathan mccallon United States
    10 years ago
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