"Yellow Dot” Campaign
A traffic safety program that started in Etowah County three years ago has now reached all 67 counties in Alabama. Governor Robert Bentley announced this morning that the “Yellow Dot” campaign initiated by the Northeast Alabama Traffic Safety Office in Gadsden has now been fully adopted by Bullock County, the last county in the state to join the program. The yellow dots, which are stuck on the back windows of cars and trucks, alert first responders to look for yellow envelopes in the glove compartments that contain photos and medical information about the passengers. The goal of the program is to put that information into the hands of medical professionals more quickly, giving them a better chance to stabilize patients after an accident.