In the days leading up to the holidays, we all need to remind Virginians that buzzed driving is a serious, risky behavior that causes needless deaths. Last year before the holidays, from Nov. 30 to Dec. 15, 2019, there were 336 alcohol-related crashes, 215 injuries and seven deaths in the Commonwealth. You can help educate Virginians on the dangers of buzzed and drunk driving in the weeks leading up to the holidays from Nov. 30 to Dec. 15, 2020.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has downloadable pre-holiday season messaging on its Traffic Safety Marketing website. Additionally, you can access the anti-drunk driving “Act Like It” social media toolkit from highway safety partner WRAP. The toolkit has social media graphics sized for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and draft posts to remind Virginia drivers that if they're old enough to drink to Act Like It by not drinking and driving.