Wearing a seatbelt is still the law, but this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting state of emergency declarations all across the country, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration postponed the national two-week campaign but will have a modified version beginning next week.
Charlotters have been quietly leading the movement to bring electric vehicles (EVs) to Vermont’s roads. On a per-capita basis, there are now more electric cars—60 in total—in Charlotte than anywhere else in Chittenden County. Several of those EV drivers brought their cars for display and joined a group of 30 to listen to a presentation by Dave Roberts from Drive Electric Vermont last Wednesday evening at the library.
In recognition of this celebratory and potentially dangerous time of year (prom and graduation season), Connecting Youth in Champlain Valley School District has held student and community awareness activities across the district throughout the month of April.