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2019 Virginia Highway Safety Summit

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

2019 Virginia Highway Safety Summit

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May 21-23 Pre-Conference Training and Summit Registration
Highway safety advocates receive the latest training, information and resources on saving lives on Virginia's roads.
May 23, 2019 Free  

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Communities in Action – Treating Traffic Safety as a Public Health Concern

The 2019 Virginia Highway Safety Summit is an annual training conference geared toward traffic safety advocates including law enforcement, traffic engineers, and emergency medical personnel. 

 

Pre-Summit Training

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 

Under the Influence of Cannabis – Understanding the Highway High

Chuck Matson, Drug Recognition Expert

Traffic Incident Management Training (Afternoon Only)

Emergency Medical Services

General Sessions

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 – Thursday, May 23, 2019

General Session: 2019 Virginia Traffic Safety Legislation

Panel Members

-Dana Schrad, Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police

-Patrick Cushing, statewide lobbyist representing AAA Mid-Atlantic

-Janet Brooking, Executive Director of DRIVE SMART Virginia

-Kurt Erikson, Washington Regional Alcohol Program

General Session: Autonomous Vehicles

Adrian Lund, former President of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

General Session: Emergency Medical & Trauma Care: The Crash Victim’s Last Chance

Dia Gainor, Executive Director of the National Association of State EMS Officials

General Session – Topic/Speaker TBD

Concurrent Break-out Session Topics

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 – Thursday, May 23, 2019

Track one

Drunk, Drugged, Distracted & Drowsy Driving

  • Medical Conditions that Mimic Impairment
  • Distracted  Driving
  • Meet Virginia's Impaired Driving Resources (Panel)
  • Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI): 4D’s Overview
  • The Worst Day of My Life (Drowsy Driving)

Track Two

Fatality, Crash and Injury Prevention

  • Local Heroes (Occupant Protection Media Campaign)
  • Vision Zero
  • Earned Media (Panel)
  • TREDS & Virginia Tech Data Presentation
  • Motorcycle Research at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)

Track Three

Response After the Crash

  • Virginia Multidisciplinary Crash Investigation Team: What is it & How Does it work?
  • Anatomy of a Crash Scene (Panel)
  • Let’s be Frank…..What’s your role? (Panel)
  • Surviving the First 3 Seconds

Track Four

Road Engineering & Infrastructure

  • Roadway Departures Persist
  • Addressing Pedestrian Crashes
  • Intersection Safety
  • Curves Designs
  • Accounting for Driver Behavior in Engineering Designs



Hotel Reservations | Blue Ridge Hotel and Conference Center

A rate of approximately $93 per night is available at the Blue Ridge Hotel and Conference Center. Make reservations online or call 540-563-9300. The required group code name is HWY SAFETY SUMMIT.  Reservations made Monday, May 6, 2019, after 5 p.m. are subject to availability and may be more expensive. There is a 24-hour cancellation policy. Check in is 4 p.m. and check out 11 a.m.

Have questions about 2019 Virginia Highway Safety Summit? Contact The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

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Blue Ridge Hotel and Conference Center
2801 Hershberger Road, NW
Roanoke, Virginia 24017

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 12:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

DMV’s Virginia Highway Safety Office is charged with reducing crashes, injuries, fatalities and associated costs on Virginia’s roadways.

Summit Questions: 

Program Content
Steven Williams | Rick Clark
Email
Steven.Williams@dmv.virginia.gov  Rick.Clark@dmv.virginia.gov

Event Coordinator | Registration
Denise A. Peterson
Email: deniservasummit@gmail.com
Phone: 804-512-0143




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