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2019 Virginia Specialized Transportation Safety & Management Conference Agenda

2019 Virginia Specialized Transportation Safety & Management Conference Agenda April 25, 2019   SESSIONS INCLUDE WORKING TOGETHER: FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL LEVELS             This session will address interagency operations and how the agents work towards a common goal. PERDUE’S JOURNEY FOR SAFETY EXCELLENCE             Perdue Farms, of Accomack County, implemented cutting-edge technology into its large commercial…
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Transportation Safety Awards Recognize Crash Reduction Efforts Applications Due March 15, 2019

The outstanding efforts made by individuals and organizations to change the behaviors of Virginia's motorists leading to crash, injury, and fatality reduction may be nominated for the 2019 Virginia Governor's Transportation Safety Awards. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles' Highway Safety Office is accepting nominations through March 15, 2019 for 13 different transportation safety categories.…
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DISTRACTED DRIVING TENDS TO CAUSE MORE SEVERE CRASHES

A new study says crashes caused by distracted driving tend to be more severe than others, and their severity also depends on the type of setting in which they occur - a finding that suggests more attention should be paid to roadway design. https://www.washingtonpost.com/transportation/2018/11/26/distracted-driving-tends-causemore-severe-crashes-study-finds/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.6b1988dec37a
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