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Tips to Share With Your Community

To stay safe on the roads, pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists need to respect each other. Drivers should look out for pedestrians by avoiding distractions and drive in relation to conditions as well as adhering to speed limits. Pedestrians should: Plan a route with safe crossings Avoid distractions, alcohol and drugs, and be alert Dress to…
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The Traffic Safety Community Has Lost an Advocate, Leader, Partner, and Friend

DRIVE SMART Virginia Executive Director Janet Brooking passed away November 13, 2023, after a courageous fight with cancer. Janet led the traffic safety nonprofit for nearly 20 years. During her tenure, DRIVE SMART Virginia pioneered distracted driving awareness, helping establish an annual Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Virginia. Janet tirelessly advocated for Virginia’s primary handheld…
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