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Making It Click in Your Community

By Kristin Pettway, Senior Project Manager at DRIVE SMART Virginia When I accepted a job at DRIVE SMART Virginia a decade ago, one of the first things I thought about was how driving affects everyone. Whether you are a driver yourself, a passenger of a vehicle, a commuter on public buses, a bicyclist, or even … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Plea to Virginia’s General Assembly: “Our legislators have the opportunity and responsibility to finally pass the hands-free law in Virginia and I call on them now to do just that.”

Mindy Schulz’s five month old son, Tristan, was killed by a distracted driver. Since then, Mindy has worked tirelessly to raise awareness about the devastation distracted driving can cause and to encourage the Virginia General Assembly to pass a hand-held phone ban. The following are remarks shared by Mindy at a press conference on December … Continue reading

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Make a Difference This Thanksgiving

This is the first in a series of guest blog posts. By Alex Epstein Thanksgiving is almost here and you can practically smell it, made warmer and richer by the anticipation of gathering together with loved ones. We get to celebrate and hopefully enjoy a brief rest before the long weekend is over and we … Continue reading

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