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‘Retirement Vehicles’ Raise the Risk of Crash Fatalities for Older Drivers

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Arlington, Virginia USA, reprinted with permission. Older drivers, who are less likely to survive severe crashes than any other age group, also tend to drive outdated vehicles that lack crucial safety features, recent studies from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety show. Healthier than ever before, Americans in their 70s…
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2022 Dare To Prepare – FREE Virtual Workshops

A Virtual Driving Workshop for Pre-Permit Teens & Their Parents This free 60-minute workshop hosted by AAA Tidewater Virginia provides resources and guides pre-permit teens (ages 14-17) and their parents through many important driving topics. Topics Include: The Virginia Graduated Driver Licensing components The risks and responsibilities of driving The parent’s role in the learning process How…
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DMV Seeks Participants for New Highway Safety Campaign

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 10, 2022 Contact: Jessica Cowardin (804) 367-6834 jessica.cowardin@dmv.virginia.gov DMV Seeks Participants for New Highway Safety Campaign Effort Aims to Inspire Safer Driving Behaviors and Save Lives on Virginia Roadways RICHMOND - The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) seeks Virginians willing to share their stories for a new highway safety…
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96% of Virginians Surveyed Admit They Drive Over the Speed Limit

96% of Virginians Surveyed Admit They Drive Over the Speed Limit ~ #YourSayVA Survey Reveals Dangerous Trends on Roadways ~ The Governor’s Executive Leadership Team on Highway Safety’s tallied results from the most recent survey, #YourSayVA digital town hall. The survey was designed to gauge Virginians’ perspectives on varying highway safety topics. This summer more…
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