The Vermont Highway Safety Alliance

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This year to date in Vermont, there have been 236 major road crashes resulting in 236 suspected serious injuries and 67 fatalities.

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Check out the status of some projects we’re working on to make and keep Vermont highways safe for everyone.

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The Crash Trailer is a portable demonstration of the potentially catastrophic human consequences of unsafe driving decisions. It displays a crashed car, motorcycle, and bicycle, assembled on a trailer with messaging and interactivity. The presentation will become a centerpiece of a collaborative initiative to promote and provide cost-free educational safety programming to Vermont high schools […]

Intended for audiences of all ages and interests, this animated video explains the purpose and structure of the VHSA in about 2-1/2 minutes, and encourages viewers to join the VHSA, and take the Vermont Road User Pledge.

One Highway Crash

A Driver Safety Fair can bring many of Vermont’s safety-minded organizations together at a Vermont high school to create an event that’s rich with information and experiences that help young drivers make better decisions behind the wheel. The VHSA created a safety fair resource — a contact list of free presentations, workshops, displays, simulators, and […]

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WCAX: Officials blame ‘risky behavior’ for uptick in traffic fatalities

Broadcast on Sunday, November 21st. Sunday morning anchor Erin Brown interviews Lt. Kevin Geno on the topic of increased number of traffic fatalities in both Vermont and the U.S. in 2020 and 2021. Watch the story here.

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Press Release: Vermont Crash Victims Recognized on World Day of Remembrance, November 21st

This year’s World Day of Remembrance takes on extra urgency as the number of people dying and severely injured in preventable traffic crashes in the U.S. is rising at an alarming rate. In 2020, 42,060 people died in motor vehicle crashes – an 8% increase over 2019, despite fewer people driving due to pandemic conditions. […]

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Hearts Behind the Badge

During September of this year an Old Orchard Beach, Maine police officer was monitoring local traffic, when he noticed a passing car which didn’t have visible registration plates. The officer performed a traffic stop. The operator of the vehicle told the officer that he had just registered the car and didn’t have the proper license […]

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