Distracted Driving Pledge

Distracted driving kills and injures thousands each year. Virginia residents who want to do something about distracted drivers in their areas are sworn in as Distraction FREE Drivers by signing the following online pledge:

I, , pledge to lead the way by:

  1. Committing to stop using a cell phone while driving.
  2. Asking loved ones and friends to stop using cell phones while driving.
  3. Being informed about traffic safety laws in my area. (Virginia)
  4. Learning more about how distracted driving can harm me and others.
  5. Being courteous to other drivers on the roadway by reducing tasks (dining, grooming, talking on cell phone, etc.) while operating a vehicle.
  6. Modifying my driving behaviors to maintain satisfactory driving performance and attentiveness.

By submitting, you agree to be included on the pledge list (your email address will not be shown):

Thank you to the following people for their pledge:

  • Kester F. Dingus, Covington
  • A Coles, Orange
  • A Gordon, Hardy
  • A Robins, Midlothian, VA
  • A. L. Reeder, Appomattox
  • A. Oberg, Gloucester
  • A. S. Burch, Water View
  • A. S. Fairley , Gloucester
  • A. S. Henderson, Richmond
  • A.C.K., Gloucester
  • A.J. Bonacci, Gloucester
  • aaron guthrie, cape carteret nc
  • Alex, Winchester
  • Alexis, Detroit
  • Alison Johnson, Fredericksburg
  • Allen Bullock, Stafford
  • Allen Hall, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Allison Milby, Midlothian, VA
  • Amanda Borden, Maurertown
  • Amanda Dufraine, Roanoke, VA
  • Amanda Slate, Chesterfield, VA
  • Amber Marshall, chesterfield
  • Amber Marshall, chesterfield
  • Andrew Houser, Spotsylvania
  • Andrew Morgan, Spotsylvania
  • Andy Young @SafeDriveHome, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Angelo Upshaw, Matoaca
  • Angelo Upshaw, Matoaca
  • Annette Murphy, Middletown, VA
  • Arlene Stanard, Spotsylvania
  • Arlene Stanard, Spotsylvania
  • Ashley Smith, Orlean, VA
  • Ashley Stull, Woodbridge
  • Autumn Laguna, Chesterfield
  • Ayanna Bonner, Chesterfield
  • B Brown, Waynesboro
  • B. Lewis, Mechanicsville
  • B. M. Kurten, Gloucester
  • Barbara Alston, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Becky Yocum, Roanoke
  • Benjamin Burgoyne, Fairfax
  • Benjamin White, Winchester
  • Berlin Beverage, Locust grove
  • Beth Rosenthal, Richmond
  • Bill Knauss, Arlington
  • Bill Norwood , Culpeper
  • bobby raper, rolesville
  • Bonni Johnston, Manassas, VA
  • Bonnie cheney, Staunton
  • Bonnie French, Cape Coral, Fl
  • Bonnie Norwood, Culpeper
  • Brandon Goode , Chesterfield
  • Brenda Cogdell, Manassas
  • Brenda G. Noton, Leesburg, VA
  • Brent Rowe, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Brett R. Bowman, City of Manassas
  • Brian Ard, Roanoke
  • brian beachum, sanford nc
  • Brian Sullivan, Midlothian, VA
  • Brianna Stanard, Spotsylvania
  • Brittany Renee Perry, Virginia Beach
  • Brooke Martin, Locust Grove
  • C. A. Nickels, Gloucester
  • C. F. Driver, Gloucester
  • C. M. Atwell, Gloucester
  • C. Y. Taggart, Vienna, VA
  • C.G. Dorsey, Gloucester
  • C.W. Romanus, Blacksburg
  • Candice Jett, Spotsylvania, Va
  • Carlos French , Frederucksburg
  • carmen crutchfield, raleigh
  • Caroline Booth, Troutville
  • Cary Shelton, Richmond
  • Casandra Stanard, Fredericksburg
  • Charles Harris, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Charles Harris, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Charlie Jackson, Mechanicsville
  • Charlie Koenig, Mathews
  • Chase Tinkham, Chesapeake
  • Chasity Fitzpatrick, Vinton
  • Cheryl Clay, Salem, VA
  • chris coles, partlow va
  • Chris Nuckols , Christiansburg
  • Chris Stanley , Culpeper
  • christan lagois, wake forest, nc
  • Christina Lovern, Roanoke
  • christine Bowman, Radford
  • Christine Edwards, Henrico
  • Christine Ward, Mechanicsville
  • Christopher Coles, Spotsylvania
  • christopher maungyoo, clayton, nc
  • Cindy Brown, richmond
  • Cindy Daley, Roanoke
  • CL Moses, Smithfield
  • Clay Ellis, Middletown, VA
  • CM Harper, Gloucester
  • Connie B, Roanoke
  • Connie Carroll, Middletown, VA
  • Corey Flood, Chester
  • Corey Flood, Chester
  • Corey Flood, Chester
  • Corey Flood, Chester
  • Corey Miller, Fredericksburg
  • Corrine Dolna, Tallmadge
  • Cory Niel, Richmond, VA
  • Courtney Henderson, Virginia Beach
  • Craig M. Smith, Middletown
  • Crystal Travis, Pennington Gap
  • Cynthia B Key, Chester
  • D. A., Gloucester
  • D. D. Jackson, Gloucester
  • D. L'heureux , Gloucester
  • D. M. Weigartz, Gloucester
  • D. W, Gloucester
  • D.J. Sarver, Dublin VA
  • D.L.Berry, Gloucester
  • dan rachlin, raleigh nc
  • Dana Cilluffo, McLean
  • Dana Vandevander, Greenville
  • Danielle LeComte, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Danielle Richardson , Virginia Beach
  • dannielle williams-prades, raleigh, nc
  • Danny Osterbind, Midlothian
  • Darlene Lindamood, Middletown, VA
  • Darlene Wells, Midlothian, VA
  • David D Mills, Cedar Bluff
  • David Fetter, Mechanicsville, VA
  • david goodman, clayton, nc
  • David Matthews, williamsburg
  • david nobels, fuquay-varinia
  • David W., Virginia
  • Davina French , Fredericksburg
  • De'Shawn Branch, South Chesterfield
  • De'Shawn Branch, Richmond, VA
  • Debbie Dunbar, Roanoke
  • Debbie Holaday, Mathews, Va
  • Debbie Pickford, Springfield, VA
  • Denise Keen, Lynchburg
  • Desiree Huber, williamsburg
  • Deven Neace, chesterfield
  • dh, gloucester
  • Diane Borkowski, Middletown, VA
  • Diane Borkowski, Middletown
  • Diane Ward, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Diane Willis, Middletown
  • Dirrick Simmons, RICHMOND
  • Donna Bullock, Stafford
  • Donna Foreman, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Donna Grove, Middletown VA
  • DONOVAN MOSLEY, Clarksville
  • Doug Ellis, Mechanicsville, VA
  • E M Hollingshead , Gloucester
  • E Stanard, Chicago
  • E'Nigel Downs, Chesterfield, VA
  • E'Nigel Downs, Chesterfield, VA
  • E. D. Mitchell, West Point
  • E. J. Sabo, Gloucester
  • Edward Viverette, Rocky Mount
  • Elias De Leon, spotsylvania
  • elizabeth ezzo, manassas
  • Emanuel Sims, Spotsylvania
  • Emmett Bullock, Locust Grove
  • Eric C, Upper Marlboro
  • F Yildiz , HENRICO
  • Frank d, Manorville
  • Frank Tate, Cary
  • Franklin Puller, Culpeper, VA
  • gage grimsley, spotsylvania
  • Gail Crawford, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Gary Adams, Ashland, VA
  • Gary Adams, Ashland, VA
  • Gary Adams, Ashland, VA
  • Gene McGuigan, Richmond
  • george segar, va beach
  • Gerald Betters, Roanoke
  • Gloucester High, Gloucester
  • Grace Hamilton, Glen Allen
  • Grace Hamilton, Glen Allen
  • Guillermo R. Sanchez, Amherst
  • Hannah Landry, Chester
  • Helen A. Gillespie, Maidens, VA
  • Henry Glen, King William,VA
  • Hossein Nourzad, Philadelphia
  • Hugh Stephens , Virginia beach
  • ian deppmann, chapel hill
  • isaac, Spotsylvania
  • J F Bascombe, Gloucester
  • J. A. Burleson, Gloucester
  • J. A. Jensen , Gloucester
  • J. M. Tharpe, Gloucester
  • J. Maddox, gloucester
  • J. Schnurr, Gloucester
  • J.D. Stanley, Gloucester
  • J.D.Winter, Gloucester
  • Jackson Green, Chesterfield
  • Jacqueline Evans, Arlington
  • Jacqueline Fisher, Roanoke
  • Jahine Grady, Chesterfield
  • Jamal Stokes , Chesterfield
  • James Farlow, Jr., Goode
  • James Meyenberg, Midlothian
  • Jamie Adams, Richmond, VA
  • Janet Brooking, Richmond
  • Janet Ware, Fredericksburg
  • janiya warren, Spotsylvania
  • Jasmine Gibson, Chesterfield
  • Jason Dickess, Ironton
  • Jason Doak, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Jason phelps, Alexandria
  • JC Day, Chesapeake
  • JC Day, Chesapeake
  • Jeanette Dossel , Bristow, Va
  • Jeanette Fox, Middletown, VA
  • Jeff Shaw, Virginia Beach
  • Jennifer Burrow, Petersburg, VA
  • Jennifer Sorey, Richmond, VA
  • Jennifer Taylor, Culpeper
  • Jeremy Lunsford, Virginia Beach
  • Jerry Danet, Colonial Heights
  • Jerry P. Monk, Cedar Bluff, Virginia
  • Jesse DiFronzo, Annandale
  • Jesse Lohr, Orange
  • Jill Kaitlyn Moran, Salem
  • Jimmy Hall, Mechanicsville
  • jimmy Snodgrass, jonesville va
  • JM , Gloucester
  • Joan McGrath, King William, VA
  • Joanna , Richmond
  • Joanne Giovanneti, Richmond, VA
  • jocelyn miller , raeford
  • jocelyn miller , raeford
  • Joe Dreyfuss, Richmond, VA
  • Joe Howard, salemburg
  • Joe Rosati, Middletown, VA
  • john porter, buena vista
  • Johnny C Day, Chesapeake
  • Jonathan Brightman, Richmond
  • Jonathan Tustin, Williamsburg
  • Jonet Davis, Chester
  • Jordan, Virgina
  • Jordan, Colonial
  • Jose Sierra, Chester
  • Jose Sierra, Chester
  • Joseph Villafane, Gloucester
  • Joseph Widrig, Blacksburg
  • Josh McCullough, Leesburg
  • Josh Shultz, Gloucester
  • Joshua Beer, Spotsylvania
  • Joyce Ruble, Middletown, VA
  • JULIE SPAID, MIDDLETOWN, VA
  • Justin Brooks, Henrico, VA
  • justin fox, Spotsylvania
  • Justine Milby, Midlothian, VA
  • K Dodson, Spotsylvania
  • K H, Newport News
  • K. James, Crozier
  • K. M. Octaviani, Gloucester
  • K. N. Rondeau, Gloucester
  • Kailey Chesher, Chesterfield
  • Kailey Chesher, Chesterfield
  • Kailey Chesher, Chesterfield
  • Kaitlyn Bullock, Stafford
  • kameron wood, chester
  • Karen Jackson, Roanoke
  • Karen Ritter, Middletown, VA
  • Kathie Bean, Richmond
  • Kathleen Stephens , Virginia beach
  • Kathy May, Middletown
  • Katie Dunkle , Sherrills Ford
  • Katie Feterl, Sanfoed
  • Katy Dehoff , Charlottesville, VA
  • Kayla Diggs, Richmond
  • Kayla Perl, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Keisha, Laurel
  • Keith F Spafford, Chesterfield
  • Kelsey, Cary
  • Kelsey Slate, New Kent, VA
  • ken dunkle, raleigh, nc
  • Kendall Turner, Richmond
  • Kenneth E Hulse, Winchester
  • kenny brooks, franklinton, nc
  • Kevin Caffrey, Fredericksburg
  • Kevin Nathaniel Laws, S.Chester
  • kia brown , mineral va
  • Kim Bailey, Fredericksburg
  • Kim Coffey, Middletown, VA
  • Kory Perkinson, Chesterfield
  • Kristen Melzer, Spotsylvania
  • Kristin Smolenski, Richmond
  • Kristin Stanley, Culpeper
  • Kristina Bayliss, Stephens city
  • Kyle McCrum, Chesterfield
  • Kyle Offenbacher, Arlington
  • L.S., Prince George
  • Larry McKay , Naples
  • LaTonya Stanard, Spotsylvania
  • Laura , Washington DC
  • Laura Dail-Mangano, Chester
  • Lauren Bishop, Sutherland (DHS)
  • Lauren Detreville, Richmond
  • Lauren Wootten, spotsylvania
  • Leah Jenkins, Chesterfield
  • Leigh Hall, Chester
  • Len Carlson, Ruther Glen
  • Lenny Pistritto, Centreville
  • Lenny Pistritto, Centreville
  • Leslie Brill, Middletown, VA
  • Lisa Anderson, Middletown
  • Lisa Williamson, Norfolk
  • Liza White, Edenton, NC
  • Lois Wallenhorst, Charlottesville
  • Louis Lutto, Richmond, VA
  • LuAnn Masterson, Chesapeake
  • Luke Slate, Chesterfield
  • M BRAWLEY, FORT WASHINGTON
  • M. F. Griffin , Gloucester
  • M. R. Greene, Gloucester
  • M. R. Stoffel, Gloucester
  • M. V. , Gloucester
  • M. VonKohn, Gloucester
  • M.A., Gloucester
  • M.C. Clay, Gloucester
  • Maggie Pearson, Charlottesville
  • Makaisha Smith, Owings Mills
  • Makayle Hawkes, Chesterfield
  • Margaret Beverage , Locust grove
  • Marilyn Fleming, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Mark Dorsey, Locust Grove
  • Mark Smith, Orlean, VA
  • mark toy, fuquay varina nc
  • Marqual Wynn, dinwiddie high school
  • Marquis Newman, Richmond, VA
  • Marsha Campbell , Boones Mill
  • Mary Heckler, Saint Petersburg
  • matija tomas, Glen Allen
  • Matt Hailey, New Kent, VA
  • Matt Mueller, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Matthew E., Chesterfield
  • Matthew shields, chesterfield
  • Matthew Weekley, Chesterfield, VA
  • Matthew Weekley, Chesterfield, VA
  • Maxine Thatcher, spotsylvania
  • Megan Parrish, Chester
  • Melinda Byers, Inwood, WV
  • Michael Drury, Sterling
  • Michael Schaun, Mechanicsville, VA
  • michael silver, Spotsylvania
  • Michelle Greenidge McLean, Virginia Beach
  • Mickey Rhoades , Manassas
  • Mike Pagano, Virginia beach
  • Mitzi Johnson, Roanoke
  • miyon holloway, raleigh, nc
  • Mohsin Mahmood, Greenville
  • morgan maungyoo, clayton, NC
  • Morgen Cornwell, Middletown, VA
  • Mya' Wiggins, Chesterfield
  • N. Lisi, Gloucester
  • Nancy, Danville
  • Nancy Rook, Danville
  • Natalie Lytton, Middletown, VA
  • Natalie Lytton, Middletown
  • Natasha Johnson, Roanoke
  • Necil B. Oliver, Powhatan
  • Neil Gill, Glen Allen
  • Neno Nenov, Virignia Beach
  • Niambi Rockcliffe, Ladysmith
  • Nicholas Reed, Chester
  • Nishaylen A Daniels, Fayetteville
  • Oakton High, Vienna
  • Oba minus , Alexandria
  • Ola Mellons, Duffield
  • oscar usaga, knightdale nc
  • Pamela Sions, Middletown, VA
  • Patrick Caine, Richmond, Va
  • patrick cashwell, autryville
  • paul dusterhoff, holly springs nc
  • paul lagois, wake forest, nc
  • Peter Covitz, Richmond
  • Phil Johnson, Roanoke
  • Police Sergeant Tim Wyatt, Roanoke County
  • Priscilla Brooks, Mechanicsville,VA
  • R Coles, Fredericksburg
  • R Stanard, Chicago
  • Rachael Gebhardt, Woodbridge
  • Rachael Gebhardt, Woodbridge
  • Rachelle Coleman, Chesterfield, VA
  • ReBecca Franklin, Roanoke
  • Reggie Zorn, Spotsylvania, VA
  • Rica Gilmore, Newport News
  • rich demato, wake forest
  • richard keller, Fredericksburg
  • Richard Lindamood, Middletown, VA
  • Richard Rivers, Henrico
  • Rick Eckersley, Middletown, VA
  • Rick Eckersley, Middletown
  • Rob Reardon, Alexandria
  • Rob Richardson,
  • Robert J. Sigan, Medina, Ohio
  • Robert M. Grice, Chester, Virginia
  • Robert M. Grice, Chesterfield, Virginia
  • Robert Roza, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Robin Haynes, Fredericksburg
  • Rodger Slate, Chesterfield, VA
  • Ron Johnson, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Ronda Howard, Middletown
  • Ross Kuhn, Centreville
  • rowena tazelaar, hope mills
  • Roy Griggs, Evington
  • royce webb, youngsville ,nc
  • rufus lloyd, raleigh
  • Ryan Hill, Fredericksburg
  • Ryan Newcomer, Chesterfield
  • S M Ayers , Gloucester
  • S Armstrong, Roanoke
  • S Beamer, Roanoke
  • Sam Rooks, Richmond
  • Samantha Gallagher, Chesterfield
  • Sanda Stimeling, Roanoke
  • Sandra Bannister, Middletown
  • Sandy Glass, Fairfax
  • Sara Worley, spotsylvania
  • Sarah Cochran, Christiansburg, VA
  • Sarah Matney, Pulaski
  • Sarah Obenauer, Blacksburg
  • Sarah Obenauer, Blacksburg
  • Sarah Obenauer, Blacksburg
  • Sarah Spencer, Chesterfield
  • Savion Barber, Matoaca
  • scott cartledge, fuquay-varina
  • Scott Leamon, Roanoke
  • Sean Eitze, Baltimore
  • Sean Gilmore, Newport News
  • Sean Richardson , Chesapeake
  • Seth Fowler, Roanoke
  • Shafiq Ansari, Fairfax
  • Shafiq Ansari, Fairfax
  • shane muth, wake forest, nc
  • Sharon J. Lawson, Jonesville
  • Stacy Hamilton Gill, Glen Allen, VA
  • Stanley Jackson, Bowling Green, VA
  • Stefanie Hall, Forest
  • Stella Bullock, Locust Grove
  • Steph D., Suffolk, VA
  • Stephanie B, Luray
  • Stephanie hall, Culpeper, va
  • Stephanie Laird, Midlothian
  • Stephenee Davis, Spotsylvania
  • steve darnell, oxford, nc
  • Steve Grandstaff, Lynchburg
  • Steven Budaszewski, Chesapeake
  • Steven huber, Fall church
  • Steven Meyenberg, Midlothian
  • Steven Pittman, Richmond, VA
  • stuart rawlins, smithfield nc
  • Sue Brooks, Raphine
  • Sue Harrison, Roanoke, Virginia
  • Susan Carter, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Susan Grossman, Harrisonburg
  • Sydnee Galloway, Matoaca, Virginia
  • Sydney Fleekop, Burlington
  • T Washington, Spotsylvania
  • T. Hoard, Powhatan
  • T. Lomax, Gloucester
  • T. Osiadlo, Hampton VA
  • Tabitha Burton, Halifax
  • taComa sampson, raleigh nc
  • Takoma Sampson, Raleigh
  • Tammy Carroll, Stafford, VA
  • Tanequa bethea, Dumfries
  • Tara Plummer, Stephens City, VA
  • Taryn Hill, Fredericksburg
  • Tatum Farmer, South Chesterfield
  • Tawana Sellman, Upper Marlboro
  • Tehquin Warrick , Yorktown
  • Tehquin Warrick , Yorktown
  • Teresa Brillhart, Roanoke
  • terry wells, wake forest, nc
  • Thomas L. Forman, Manassas
  • Tiffany Fairchild, Matoaca
  • Tim Miller, Richmond
  • Tim Reynolds, Salem, Va.
  • Tina Cook, Roanokr
  • Tina Lytton, Radford
  • Tina Slate, Chesterfield, VA
  • Tina Taylor, Fredericksburg
  • tj simms, spotsylvania va
  • Tom Jordan, Middletown, VA
  • Tom Jordan, Middletown, VA
  • tony filidoro, raleigh nc
  • Tonya Heskett, Middletown, VA
  • Tonya Poindexter, Spotsylvania
  • tracy morin, wake forest
  • Trey Newstedt, Atlanta
  • Tyler Amick, orange Virginia
  • Tyler Amick, orange Virginia
  • Van ward Stanard , Spotsylvania
  • Van ward Stanard Jr, Fredericksburg
  • Velvet Hall, Roanoke, VA
  • Vickie Pittman, Henrico, VA
  • Victoria Howard, Spotsylvania
  • Victoria Lynch, Dinwiddie High School
  • Vince Dobbs, Chesapeake
  • Walter Groesbeck, Virginia Beach
  • Warren Pruett, Chesterfield VA
  • Wayne Howlett, Richmond
  • Wayne Latsch, Pulaski
  • wayne oneal, wendell
  • Wendy Meyenberg's, Midlothian
  • Wes Newcome, Richmond, VA
  • Weston Slate, New Kent, VA
  • Whitney Lawrence, Salem
  • Will Drewry, South Chesterfield
  • Will Fravel, Fredericksburg
  • Willard Milby, Midlothian, VA
  • William Crumpacker, Bedford, VA
  • William Henry, Fayetteville
  • william lucas, fayetteville nc
  • Woody Sanders, Staunton, VA
  • Y.Arnold, District Heights, MD
  • Zach Midulla, Richmond, VA
  • Zhane Sumlin-Flippen, Chesterfield
  • Zoey Grizzard, Chesterfield

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

“Too often people don’t realize how dangerous it is to look away from the road for just two seconds. It can be deadly.” Janet Brooking, Executive Director DRIVE SMART Virginia