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OTC/Rx Impaired Driving Prevention

NHTSA is launching a NEW OTC/RX Driving Prevention Initiative. September 23 - November 17, 2019 Impaired driving is generally associated with alcohol, prescription drug abuse, or illegal drug use. The use of legally obtained prescription (Rx) or over-the-counter (OTC) medication can also impair driving. There’s more than one way to drive under the influence. Many…
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2019-2020-Get It Together (GIT) Seat Belt Challenge PRESS RELEASE

Increasing Seat Belt Use Among Teens Thirty-five area high schools will be participating in challenge to increase seat belt use Hampton Roads, Va. (October 15, 2019) – Thirty-five local high schools will compete in the 2019-2020 Get It Together High School Seat Belt Challenge.  The aim of this challenge is to increase seat belt use and improve driving behaviors for…
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Columbus Day Weekend 2019

According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), an increasing number of Americans are on the road during the month of October. In 2018, October’s total Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) was 269.8 billion miles—an 11-billion-mile increase from October 2013. Excluding summer months (May-August) in 2018, October incurred the highest total of Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) for the…
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