“Street Smart” Fall Campaign Kickoff
Today we joined other departments around the region to kick off the fall campaign of “Street Smart.” This program aims to reduce pedestrian and cyclist injuries and deaths across the region, educate drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists about safe use of the roadway, and increase enforcement of pedestrian and bicycle safety laws and raise awareness about enforcement. This initiative spans across the roadways of Northern Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland.
Starting today and running through December, officers will participate in “Street Team Activations.” You’ll likely see high visibility and enforcement from area police departments. Not only will we enforce laws regarding bicycle and pedestrian safety, but we will also hand out safety literature and traffic statistics to people using our roadways. Be safe out there!