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You are cordially invited to join the inaugural meeting of the FMCSA Safety Coalition, a collaborative initiative aimed at promoting safety and tackling regional roadway safety challenges throughout the Tidewater Region. The coalition is comprised of The Port of Virginia, Virginia State Police, VDOT, Blue Ridge Community College, local organizations, stakeholders, and individuals who share a common goal of creating a safer regional roadway. The meeting will occur on June 25^th, 2024 at 8:30 a.m. at 101 W. Main St., Suite 601, Norfolk VA.

We will discuss key safety issues within the Tidewater area, including Virginia Roadway Construction Projects, Port Growth and Updates, The Importance of CDL Testing Validity, Proper Training and Reliability, Hiring CDL Drivers, Hours of Service Compliance and Roadside Inspection 101, and exploring ways to work together to address these challenges.

The 2024 Tidewater Safety Coalition addresses FMCSA’s Eastern Service Center’s regional priorities by:
* Fostering collaboration with industry stakeholders, law enforcement agencies, and community organizations to create, spread and strengthen safety coalitions.
* Facilitating information-sharing events and educational initiatives to promote a culture of safety within the regulated community and among community stakeholders. Measuring and improving the effectiveness of safety coalitions through performance metrics and feedback mechanisms.

We hope you can join us as we embark on this important endeavor. We look forward to seeing you there.
Please RSVP by email MCVAOFF@dot.gov (mailto:MCVAOFF@dot.gov) by 6/20/2024 to let us know if you will be able to attend. Please submit your name, agency, email address, DOT# if applicable, and number of people attending. We are also providing the option to participate remotely through Zoom. To join us online Please RSVP by email MCVAOFF@dot.gov (mailto:MCVAOFF@dot.gov) by 6/20/2024.

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