FY 2021 VIOHS Occupation Protection Projects
Each year, the VI Office of Highway Safety’s Occupant Protection (OP) Program engages agencies, organizations, and businesses as partners who can assist in community education, outreach, and enforcement. Through this village approach, the VIOHS extends its reach in a collaborative effort to address and assist specific at-risk groups. The identified at-risk groups for OP efforts include the following:
Motorists with young children
To accomplish the goals established in the approved VI Highway Safety Plan, the OP program embarked on the following projects, each designed to reduce crash-related risks for injuries and fatalities through preventative safety strategies:
What You Can Do with Your Family
Making the commitment to correctly and consistently wear a seat belt is an easy habit to form. Make wearing a seat belt a non-negotiable requirement for everyone who rides in your vehicle. Be sure to wear your safety belt every trip, every day, and every time.
Request a Presentation
The Occupant Protection Planner/Coordinator would like to share more information with you and your team. Please contact the Office of Highway Safety for an informative, interactive presentation on seat belts or car safety seats today. You can call the office at 340-772-3025 or 340-473-7383. Together, we can spread this safety message and save lives!
Buckle Up, VI! Every trip. Everyone. Every time!