DRIVE SMART Virginia is a non-profit organization charged with raising awareness and changing behavior in order to improve the safety of the roadways of the Commonwealth. We have endeavored to improve the lives of all Virginians through our public information and education initiatives. Founded in 1995, the organization is led by a diverse board representing safety advocates, the insurance industry and law enforcement.
Introducing our new podcast "The Road We Travel"
The Road We Travel, presented by DRIVE SMART Virginia, is an interview-format podcast focused on driver behavior, traffic laws, and emerging transportation technology. Email topic suggestions to email@example.com.Learn More
Choose a Designated Sober Driver BEFORE the Party Begins!
Have a plan. Designate a sober driver, plan on taking a cab or ride-sharing service. There's no reason to drive when you've been drinking!Learn More
Virginia's Prohibition on Driving While Holding a Phone
As of July 1st, it is illegal to hold a handheld personal communications device while driving in Virginia. The new law will be effective beginning January 1st, 2021.Learn More
Virginia Partners for Safe Driving
Help us make Virginia’s roadways safer! Join with other businesses, organizations, and state agencies in the Virginia Partners for Safe Driving!Learn More
Order FREE Traffic Safety Campaign Items From Our Online Store
Our traffic safety campaign brochures, posters, and other items are free for Virginia residents. Even shipping is free!Online Store