29th Annual Southside Commercial Vehicle Driver Appreciation Day (DAD)



Remember to Buckle up for Safety this Holiday Season!
Annual Southside Commercial Vehicle Driver Appreciation Day (DAD)

Hampton Roads, Va. (November 16, 2022)On Monday, December 19, 2022, from 8-10am, Drive Safe Hampton Roads’ Specialized Transportation Safety Committee will be working with the Virginia State Police and other local police department motor carrier units safety inspectors to conduct this annual Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Appreciation Day.  DSHR has organized this DAD event for 29 years.  Current partners include Virginia State Police, VDOT, Chick-fil-A @ Salem Crossing & Parkway Plaza, AAA Tidewater Virginia, Vulcan Materials, DRIVE SMART Virginia, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Christopher King Foundation, and the Virginia DMV.

This event is held during the busy holiday season to promote highway safety.  Drive Safe Hampton Roads and Hampton Roads’ law enforcement motor carrier teams come together to distribute educational materials and to remind drivers to buckle up during an “alternate type” of roadway safety regulation stop.  This event is held on Interstate 264 eastbound near South Independence Blvd. at the old Toll Plaza.  Commercial Drivers are encouraged to drive through to receive food and safe driving reminders.  This event runs from 8-10am.

 Remember to Buckle up for Safety this Holiday Season!



About Drive Safe Hampton Roads: Drive Safe Hampton Roads (DSHR) is a non-profit regional coalition whose goal is to increase the community's involvement and awareness of traffic safety issues.  For over 34 years, Drive Safe Hampton Roads has been dedicated to preventing crashes, injuries, and fatalities on the region’s roadways.  For more information: www.drivesafehr.org or call (757) 498-2562.

Drive Safe Hampton Roads

Phone: 757-498-2562
Email: dshr@drivesafehr.org

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