Monthly Archives: August 2019


Be alert and slow down when driving in neighborhoods with school zones. Watch for children walking, playing or assembling near bus stops. Children arriving late for the bus may dart into the street without looking for traffic. Obey the "flashing signal light system" used for school buses. Yellow flashing lights indicate the bus is preparing…
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Time to Submit Nominations for the 2019 John T. Hanna Awards: Recognizing Traffic Safety Excellence in Hampton Roads

It is TIME to submit nominations for the 2019 Hanna Awards! In 1991, Concerned Citizens Advocating Traffic Safety (the previous name of Drive Safe HR)instituted the JOHN T. HANNA AWARDS. Named after Virginia’s “Father of Transportation Safety”,these awards honor those who share Mr. Hanna’s tireless dedication and commitment to improvingtraffic safety on Virginia’s highways. Submit…
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How to Safely Share the Road with Big Rigs

Sharing the road with trucks and semi-trailer trucks can be very dangerous - especially as some semis weigh as much as 80,000 pounds.  In fact, fatalities in crashes involving large trucks continue to rise, with 4,317 lost lives in 2016 as compared with 3,098 in 2014. Understand blind spots Obey rules of passing Don’t follow…
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