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August 8, 2017

UPDATE: Headquarters / Highway Safety Press Conference

For those who cannot join us for the 1pm press conference at the Department of Public Safety in Waterbury, DPS has set up a conference call line.


Dial 1-888-450-5996 and enter PASSCODE 312022









Waterbury, VT / August 8, 2017 – Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety will hold a press conference today at 1pm to address the recent increase in highway fatalities over the past three days, and to highlight ongoing traffic safety initiatives by law enforcement.  The press conference will be held at the Department of Public Safety Headquarters in Waterbury, located at 45 State Drive.  Law Enforcement officials from around the state will be in attendance to reinforce the importance of highway safety in Vermont.




Scott Waterman

Vermont State Police Public Information Officer

802-241-5277 desk

802-279-4554 cell