Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children. On average, two children under 13 were killed and an estimated 374 were injured every day in 2019 while riding in cars, SUVs, pickups, and vans. 608 child passenger vehicle occupants died in traffic crashes in 2019. 38% of children who died in 2019 while riding in passenger vehicles were unrestrained, compared Continue Reading
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VDOT is collaborating with highway safety partners at the Departments of Motor Vehicles, Health, Education, the Virginia State Police and other state, regional and local agencies and associations to update our Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP). The Arrive Alive-Virginia SHSP is a five-year, action-based plan working towards zero deaths and serious injuries on the Commonwealth’s transportation system. The actions engage Continue Reading