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Posted May 23, 2008 | comments Leave a comment

Slow down!

(From a press release) Last year during the long Memorial Day weekend, the Virginia State Police cited and or arrested:


  • 10,198 speeders

  • 3,319 reckless drivers

  • 1,206 safety belt violations

  • 346 child restraint violations

  • 235 impaired drivers


A total of 16 people died in Virginia as a result of traffic crashes over the 2007 Memorial Day weekend. Eleven lives were lost on Virginia's highways during the holiday period in 2006.


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