State Police increasing patrols this weekend

State Police increasing patrols this weekend

State Police increasing patrols this weekend

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Associated Press

Posted on August 19, 2011 at 6:57 AM

RICHMOND(AP) -- Virginia State Police are increasing patrols along Interstates 64, 81 and 95 to coincide with students' return to college.

Operation Air, Land and Speed will be conducted on Friday and Saturday along the highways' entire lengths.

State police also are pushing for college students to make safe driving a priority. From Jan. 1 through July 31, 38 people ages 16 to 20 were killed in traffic accidents in Virginia.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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