Commercial Motor Carrier Driver Appreciation Day – Buckle Up


Remember to Buckle up for Safety this Holiday Season!
Annual Southside Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Appreciation Day

Hampton Roads, VA. (December 6, 2023) – On Monday, December 18, 2023, from 9:00 am -11:00 am, Drive Safe Hampton Roads’ (DSHR) Specialized Transportation Safety Committee will be working with the federal, state, and local police motor carrier units and inspectors to conduct an annual Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Appreciation Day.  Current partners include the Virginia State Police, Virginia Department of Transportation, Capital Concrete, AAA Tidewater Virginia, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, DRIVE SMART Virginia, and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.  

This event is held during the busy holiday season to promote highway safety.  Drive Safe Hampton Roads and Hampton Roads’ law enforcement motor carrier teams will come together to distribute educational materials and to remind drivers to buckle up.  Commercial motor vehicle drivers are encouraged to participate.  Along with safe driving materials, food and refreshments will be provided.

This event will be held from 9-11am at the southside Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel Inspection Station on Interstate 664 North, in the city of Suffolk.


Remember to Buckle up for Safety this Holiday Season!



Drive Safe Hampton Roads (DSHR) is a non-profit regional coalition whose mission is to improve highway safety and reduce injuries and deaths from vehicle crashes.  For 35 years, Drive Safe Hampton Roads has promoted citizen involvement and community awareness as we strive toward zero deaths on our region’s roadways.

Media Contact:
Drive Safe Hampton Roads

Phone: 757-498-2562




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