Newsletter Posts

2019 Blackout Wednesday

Boycott Blackout Wednesday - November 27, 2019 "Excessive drinking intoxication is prevalent over Thanksgiving due in part to cultural phenomenons like “Blackout Wednesday” that highlight and even encourage the heavy consumption of alcohol throughout this holiday weekend. Drunk-driving-related crashes spike during the Thanksgiving holiday season. According to NHTSA, from 2013 to 2017, more than 800…
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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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