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May 16, 2017

SHAFTSBURY BARRACKS/ UPCOMING SOBRIETY & SAFETY ENFORCEMENT/ 2017 CLICK IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN

VSP Press Release

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Sergeant Seth Loomis                    

STATION: VSP - Shaftsbury

CONTACT#: (802) 442-5421

 

DATE/TIME: 2017 CIOT Campaign

INCIDENT LOCATION: Throughout Bennington County.

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

Vermont State Police, Shaftsbury barracks will be teaming up with local and county law enforcement agencies to conduct sobriety and safety enforcement for the 2017 Click It or Ticket campaign. As of May 8, 2017, statewide Vermont has seen 17 fatalities from motor vehicle crashes. The scheduled program is an opportunity is to use high visibility enforcement to reduce the number of crashes/fatalities statewide. Any recent crash data can be found at http://ghsp.vermont.gov . In addition to checkpoint(s), Troopers will also be aggressively patrolling and enforcing motor vehicle laws concerning impaired, distracted/aggressive driving, speeding and seatbelt use in high traffic and high crash areas.

 

 

 

 

--Fatal Crashes  May 3, 2017 – May 8, 2017: No fatal crashes reported this period.

 

--2017 Fatalities: 17   Total – 12 vehicle operators, 4 passengers, 1 pedestrian

 

As of May 8 in each calendar year:

                       Year       Fatalities (people)           Fatal Crashes

2017               17                               15

2016               19                               17

2015               10                                7

2014               13                               13

 

 

 

 

Sergeant Seth Loomis

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – Shaftsbury

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

 

PH: (802) 442-5421

FX: (802) 442- 3263

 

Email: seth.loomis@vermont.gov

 

 

Sergeant Seth Loomis

Patrol Commander

Vermont State Police

“B” Troop – Shaftsbury

96 Airport Road

Shaftsbury, VT 05262

 

PH: (802) 442-5421

FX: (802) 442- 3263

 

Email: seth.loomis@vermont.gov