VSP Urging Motorists to be Patient and put Safety First This Thanksgiving

Virginia State Police are urging drivers to be patient and put safety first as the hit the road for Thanksgiving. AAA predicts that 1.4 million Virginians will be traveling for the holiday, which is 11% higher than last year. State Police will once again be participating in Operation C.A.R.E. – Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort starting Wednesday and running through midnight Sunday. There will be extra traffic enforcement patrols during the operation.