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2019 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel

Millions will hit our nation's roads on Thanksgiving weekend, eager to spend time with family and friends. Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest times to travel during the year.  More people on the roads means a great chance of vehicle crashes. In 2017, Thanksgiving weekend, 365 people were killed in passenger vehicles across the…
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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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