Tag: seat belt

State Police investigating fatal Nelson County crash

Virginia State Police Sr. Trooper J.D. Allen responded to a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County Saturday evening (Oct. 5, 2013). The crash occurred at 7:40 p.m. on Route 250 approximately 200 feet east of Route 6.


Chick-fil-A promotes seat belt safety with Waynesboro Police

The Chick-fil-A® restaurant at Waynesboro will partner with the Waynesboro Police Department to promote seat belt safety in the community on Tuesday, June 18.

Waynesboro PD initiates Click It or Ticket campaign

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   The Waynesboro Police Department will be taking part in the nationwide Click It or Ticket seatbelt-enforcement campaign that begins today and runs through June 6. In 2009, Virginia, had the highest recorded seat belt use rate in history at 82.27 percent.  Even with that good news, 756 citizens lost […]

Traffic deaths in Virginia decline 13 percent in ’09

Kaine attributes increased safety to increased seat-belt usage Staff Report News Tips: freepress2@ntelos.net Gov. Tim Kaine today noted that as of Nov. 30, 2009, preliminary data indicates there were 98 fewer traffic fatalities in Virginia compared to this same time period last year, a decline of 13 percent. The 821 traffic fatalities recorded for 2008 […]

Life and Daily Living: Seat-belt use at an all-time high

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Eighty-three percent of vehicle occupants are using their seat belts during daylight hours, according to a new U.S. Department of Transportation report released last week. That’s up from 82 percent last year and represents an all-time high in terms of measurable use. “More and more Americans are realizing that the […]