Roanoke authorities want to keep motorists safe

by los | May 28th, 2010

May 27, 2010

The Roanoke Times reports Roanoke County police officers want to promote safety during the Memorial Day weekend, which is one of the deadliest Virginia highway holidays.

Virginia seat belt usage still lags the nation. About 82 percents of motorists in Virginia used seatbelts, compared to the U.S. average of 84 percent.

Virginia also logged 756 traffic fatalities in 2009, the lowest since Virginia traffic death counts began in 1966.

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Do you think Roanoke County authorities do enough to keep Virginia highways safe during Memorial Day weekend? What do you think should be done to keep Virginia motorists and their families safe from Virginia auto accidents?

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