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Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) Program

Cost-effective countermeasures with known safety benefits can help reduce pedestrian fatalities at uncontrolled crossing locations and un-signalized intersections. With over 70% of pedestrian fatalities occurring at uncontrolled crosswalk locations, STEP suggests five countermeasures to increase pedestrian safety: Crosswalk visibility enhancements, raised crosswalks, pedestrian refuge islands, pedestrian hybrid beacons, and road diets.  https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/innovation/everydaycounts/edc_4/step.cfm?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
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AAA Tidewater Virginia Offers Free Child Safety Seat Checks

Parents, grandparents, and anyone else who drives with young children in the car should be able to handle child safety seats properly.  That’s why AAA offers free child safety seat checks, during which trained technicians will make sure your child's car seat is installed safely and correctly.  These seat checks are offered year-round, from 9…
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Alcohol Under 21… Your Party’s Over

Campus law enforcement agencies across the Commonwealth want you to be aware of the consequences for underage drinking.  If you are of legal drinking age, it may be tempting to provide alcohol to an underage student.  Don’t do it!  You can be held liable for drinking-related injuries, jeopardizing your academic career and future employment. Check…
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