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Virginia State Police Reminds Motorists to Slow Down or Move Over This Memorial Day Weekend

RICHMOND – Memorial Day signifies the official start of summer, and the Virginia State Police is taking this opportunity to remind motorists to do what’s right when they see lights – #MoveOver.

The “Move Over” law is a lifesaving law intended to protect public safety professionals and highway workers who help to maintain the safety of the Commonwealth’s roads. Read more


Click It or Ticket May 2017 Mobilization Forms Available

Click It or Ticket is a high visibility enforcement program designed to raise safety belt usage and save people from death and serious injury on the streets and highways. Virginia's statewide safety belt compliance rate is currently 79 percent. The goal for 2017 is to increase the rate to at least 82.1%.

Paid Media Wave:
May 15 - June 4, 2017

Enforcement Wave:
May 22 - June 4, 2017

  • PRE-Mobilization Seat Belt Survey Form  
    Conduct May 8-12; Due May 19 via TREDS!
    Word doc | PDF

  • Enforcement Data Reporting Form — 
    Conduct May 22 – June 4; Due June 16 via TREDS!
    PDF

  • POST-Mobilization Seat Belt Survey Form — 
    Conduct June 5-9; Due June 16 via TREDS!
    Word doc
     | PDF


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State Safety Belt Usage Rate (2016):

79%

2015 Rate: 80.9%

Traffic fatalities on VA’s
highways since
Jan. 1, 2017

(as of May 22):

273
(Compared to 263 at this time last year)

 

2015 IACP Highway Safety Awards

 

2015 Distracted Driving Summit

 

2015 Virginia Law Enforcement Challenge Awards

 

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