Virginia State Police report zero fatal crashes during Super Bowl weekend

RICHMOND (WSLS 10) – Virginia State Police says its “Trooper Bowl” initiative had a positive impact.

From Super Bowl Sunday through Monday morning, troopers arrested 47 DUI drivers across the commonwealth.

Police also reported no fatal crashes.

Across Virginia, there were more than 2,500 traffic stops in the timeframe.

Below is a divisional breakdown of Virginia State Police’s actions during the Trooper Bowl:

Division I – Richmond (Metro Richmond/Northern Neck/Tri-Cities)

DUI (Drugs or Alcohol) = 1

Traffic Crashes = 0

Speeding Violations = 129

Seatbelt Violations = 19

Motorist Assists = 82

 

Division II – Culpeper (Fredericksburg/Culpeper/Warrenton/Harrisonburg/Winchester)

DUI (Drugs or Alcohol) = 10

Traffic Crashes = 9

Speeding Violations = 213

Seatbelt Violations = 18

Commercial Vehicle Stops = 23

(i.e. certification and log book checks, failure to maintain lane, aggressive driving)

Motorist Assists = 56

 

Division III – Appomattox (Charlottesville/Waynesboro/Staunton/Lynchburg/South Boston/South Hill)

DUI (Drugs or Alcohol) = 3

Traffic Crashes = 8

Speeding Violations = 128

Seatbelt Violations = 26

Motorist Assists = 15

 

Division IV – Wytheville (Wytheville/Dublin/Galax/Bristol/Vansant/Wise)

DUI (Drugs or Alcohol) = 8

Traffic Crashes = 2

Speeding Violations = 237

Seatbelt Violations = 12

Motorist Assists = 54

 

Division V – Chesapeake (Hampton Roads/Tidewater/Eastern Shore/Williamsburg/Franklin/Emporia)

DUI (Drugs or Alcohol) = 7

Traffic Crashes = 4

Speeding Violations = 208

Seatbelt Violations = 9

Motorist Assists = 66

 

Division VI – Salem (Lexington/Clifton Forge/Roanoke/Blacksburg/Bedford/Martinsville/Danville)

DUI (Drugs or Alcohol) = 7

Traffic Crashes = 9

Speeding Violations = 122

Seatbelt Violations = 19

Commercial Vehicle Stops = 5

(i.e. aggressive driving, failure to maintain lane and certification and log book checks)

Motorist Assists = 34

 

Division VII – Fairfax (Prince William/Loudoun/Arlington/Alexandria/Fairfax)

DUI (Drugs or Alcohol) = 11

Traffic Crashes = 4

Speeding Violations = 148

Seatbelt Violations = 4

Motorist Assists = 95

 

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