December 07, 2007 18:03 ET

State Representative Joe Driver Receives AAA Texas Legislator of the Year Award

GARLAND, TX--(Marketwire - December 7, 2007) -

WHAT:   AAA Texas will present Representative Joe Driver with AAA's
        Legislator of the Year Award at the Garland Chamber of Commerce
        luncheon next week.

WHEN:   Monday, December 10, 2007 at 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:  The AAA Texas award presentation will take place at the Granville
        Arts Center, on 300 North Fifth Street in Garland, Texas.

WHY:    "Representative Driver is a champion of issues that improve the
        safety and mobility of Texas motorists," said Mark Bell, Regional
        Vice President for AAA Texas.  "Through the years, Representative
        Driver has sponsored legislation that tackles important traffic
        safety issues including teen graduated driver license laws. AAA
        Texas looks forward to continuing to work with Representative
        Driver on these important issues."

        Representative Driver said, "I am honored to receive this
        recognition from AAA Texas acknowledging the many traffic safety
        issues I have sponsored over the years.  I appreciate AAA Texas'
        commitment to supporting bills that improve the safety of Texans
        traveling on our roadways."

        AAA Texas has supported Representative Driver's efforts to pass
        traffic safety legislation including the Representative's teen
        graduated driver licensing bill, red light camera enforcement
        legislation and proposals to improve the child passenger safety
        seat law.

        Driver has served in the Texas legislature for almost 15 years
        representing District 113 which includes residents of Garland,
        Rowlett and Sachse.

        AAA Texas, an affiliate of the American Automobile Association,
        has been serving Texans since 1902.  Today, more than a million
        AAA Texas members benefit from the organization's roadside
        assistance service, travel agency, financial products, automotive
        pricing, buying and financing, trip planning services, and traffic
        safety programs.  Information about these products and services is
        available on AAA Texas web site at

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