What’s Your Game Plan?

A designated friend. A teammate. A ride-sharing service. The trusty, dependable taxi. A public bus, or train, or the Metro. Even a cycle rickshaw. Any of these would be better than getting behind the wheel after a day of tailgating.

In 2022, more than 4,100 people were injured and 274 people died as the result of alcohol-related traffic crashes in Virginia – 100% of which were preventable. So on game day, before you plan to drink, plan to answer this: What’s Your Game Plan?

Do you know…

  • There were 9,283 alcohol-related crashes in Virginia in 2022.
  • 274 people were killed as a result of alcohol-related crashes in Virginia in 2022.
  • There were 14,105 DUI convictions in Virginia in 2020.
  • 168 drinking drivers were killed in Virginia in 2020.
  • 4,174 people were injured due to alcohol-related crashes in Virginia in 2022.
  • 68.1% of DUI convictions were male, and 23.9% were female in 2020 in Virginia.
  • 0.1543 was the average BAC for tested drinking drivers in Virginia in 2020.
  • 12,600 people tested with blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 or greater in Virginia in 2020.

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Do your part to make Virginia’s roads safer this football season!

What’s Your Game Plan Quiz:


"What's Your Game Plan?" Pledge
, pledge to lead the way by...
• Taking my role as driver seriously.
• Committing to staying sober when I’m behind the wheel.
• Thinking of the lives of others on the road.
• Asking a friend or family member for a sober drive home OR
• Calling a cab or transportation service provider.
• Learning more about how drunk driving can harm me and others.
• Making sure loved ones know the dangers of drunk driving.
• Buckling up. Every trip. Every time.
By submitting, you agree to be included on the pledge list (your email address will not be shown) and receive more information about "What's Your Game Plan?" and safe driving tips.

Thank you to the following people for their pledge

Rhonda Disque
John snyder
Taylor Wagner
Sandy Williams
Marie states
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