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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
"Slow Down Move Over" Law as of July 1, 2010:
Code of Virginia - Section 46.2-921.1
EIGHT FATALITIES REPORTED DURING JULY FOURTH HOLIDAY
News Release 17 For Immediate Release: July 7, 2014
RICHMOND – Preliminary numbers indicate that eight individuals died in eight crashes during the 2014 Fourth of July holiday weekend. In 2013, seven people were killed in traffic crashes over a four-day holiday weekend.* The holiday statistical counting period began at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 4, 2014, and concluded at midnight Sunday, July 6, 2014.
"DRIVE TO SAVE LIVES" THIS FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY
News Release 16 For Immediate Release: July 1, 2014
RICHMOND – As Virginians prepare to celebrate our nation's independence, the Virginia State Police encourages everyone to include traffic safety as an integral part of their preparations and activities. The Fourth of July holiday weekend is one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to drunk-driving crashes. During the July 4th holiday period over a five year span (2008-2012) nationwide, 765 people lost their lives in crashes involving drivers with a BAC of .08 or more.*
VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS EXPERIENCE LIFE AS VIRGINIA STATE POLICE TRAINEE
News Release 15 For Immediate Release: June 27, 2014
RICHMOND – High school students from across the Commonwealth today became the newest graduates of the Junior Law Cadet program, which is co-sponsored by the Virginia State Police and The American Legion. The 39 teenagers were presented their graduation certificates at the Virginia State Police Academy in Chesterfield County during Friday afternoon's ceremony.