Tag: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Be the MVP of Super Bowl LVI and Spread The Word: Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Super Bowl LVI will attract hundreds of fans territory-wide tomorrow. To help keep motorists, passengers, and other road users safe, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is teaming up with the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) and the Virgin Islands Office of Highway Safety (VIOHS) to remind football enthusiasts that Fans […]

VIPD Urges Motorists To Boycott ‘Blackout Wednesday’ This Thanksgiving Eve

FREDERIKSTED — Some of the terms used to describe the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving are “Blackout Wednesday” and “Drunksgiving.’’ We view it as an alarming tradition that people need to seriously consider altering. Perhaps even more than New Year’s Eve, the night before Thanksgiving has become the most alcohol-fueled night on the calendar. Scores of […]

V.I. Office Highway Safety Program Announces 2020 National Seat Belt Day

CHRISTIANSTED — When vehicle drivers and passengers consistently use seatbelts, they save much more than the costs associated with hefty traffic citations, they save lives!  Seat belts, when worn correctly, reduce the risk of sustaining life-threatening injuries resulting from motor vehicle crashes.  National Seat Belt Day, observed annually on November 14th, reminds drivers and their […]