Category Archives: Specialized Transportation Safety

How to Safely Share the Road with Big Rigs

Sharing the road with trucks and semi-trailer trucks can be very dangerous - especially as some semis weigh as much as 80,000 pounds.  In fact, fatalities in crashes involving large trucks continue to rise, with 4,317 lost lives in 2016 as compared with 3,098 in 2014. Understand blind spots Obey rules of passing Don’t follow…
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2019 VSTSM Conference – Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

2019 VIRGINIA SPECIALIZED TRANSPORTATION SAFETY & MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE What: Looking for a unique opportunity to reach people in the motor carrier industry? The 2019 Virginia Specialized Transportation Safety & Management Conference is hosted by Drive Safe Hampton Roads. (This conference was previously known as the Southeast Virginia Motor Carrier Safety & Management Conference) We invite you…
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25th 2018 Southside CMV Driver Appreciation Day – Sponsors

THANK YOU to the sponsors of the 25th 2018 Southside Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Appreciation Day Drive Safe Hampton Roads in partnership with Virginia Beach Police Department, Newport News Police Department, Suffolk Police Department, DMV: The Virginia Highway Safety Office, City of Virginia Beach Public Utilities, Chick-Fil-A @ Salem Crossing, Chick-Fil-A @ Parkway Plaza, Capital Concrete, Inc., West…
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25th Annual Southside Commercial Vehicle Driver Appreciation Day

On Monday, December 17, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. till 10:00 am, Drive Safe Hampton Roads’ Specialized Transportation Safety Committee will be working with the Virginia Beach Police Department Motor Carrier Safety Unit and other local motor carrier units to conduct the 25th Annual Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Appreciation Day. Additional sponsors include Newport News Police…
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