Youth of Virginia Speak Out AboutTraffic Safety (YOVASO) / Virginia Department of State Police The "Save Your Tailgate, Buckle Up & Slow Down" campaign is open to all Virginia middle schools, high schools, and youth groups. Registration for the fall campaign will open August 19 and runs September 23 through October 25. Schools and youth…Read more
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Relying on peripheral vision poses problems for drivers. The human brain is slow to detect things in its peripheral vision. The key to combat distracted driving is to keep your eyes on the road. Read More: Your eyes are the key to distracted driving, not your brain From: arstechnica.comRead more
Child Passenger Safety Week: September 15-21, 2019 National Seat Check Saturday: September 21, 2019 Every 32 seconds in 2017, one child under the age of 13 in a passenger vehicle was involved in a crash. Many times, injuries and deaths can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts. Get Campaign…Read more
Last year, 123 pedestrians died as a result of collisions with motor vehicles - a 7.9% increase compared to 2017. 13 bicyclists, 568 drivers, and 128 passengers died because of traffic crashes during the same period. In 2018, Virginia averaged one traffic crash every 4 minutes! Each day, 2.2 lives were lost and 182 people…Read more
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