News & Events
Child Safety Seat Installation- Weekly Checks in Beckley - Every Tuesday - 9 am until 12 noon, by appointment only @ Beckley Fire Dept
Child Safety Seat Check every Tuesday at the Beckley Fire Department on Third Avenue in Beckley from 9 AM until Noon. Bring your safety seat in and have a certified Child Safety Seat Technician assist you and give instructions on the proper installation and usage of your seat. By appointment only; Call 304-256-1780.
WV Hand Held Device (Cell Phone) Law
Hand Held Device (Cell Phone) while Driving Law in WV: The hand held device law in WV can be summarized by stating that it is illegal for any person to be using a hand held device while driving. This includes both texting and talking on a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle. This is now a Primary Offense in West Virginia, meaning law enforcement only needs to observe you with the hand held device while driving to initiate a traffic stop. Click here to view the WV Code 17C-15-14.
SRHSP 2013 Awards Banquet - December 19, 2013
The 2013 annual SRHSP Awards Banquet was held on December 19, 2013. The event recognized the top officers and departments in Region 7. Click here for story.
WV “Highway2Enforcement” 2014 State DUI Conference - May 21-23, 2014
The West Virginia Highway2Enforcement State DUI Conference will be held at Glade Springs on May 21-23, 2014. Click here to visit the website and find out details.
WV Seat Belt Law
The WV Seat Belt Law states that all persons in the front seat must be secured by a properly approved seat belt, as well as all persons in the back seat under the age of 18. The Seat Belt Law in West Virginia is now a Primary Offense; meaning that law enforcement needs only to observe you without your seat belt buckled to initiate a traffic stop. Click here to view the WV Seat Belt Law 17C-15-49.
WV Child Safety Seat Law
Click here to view the WV Child Safety Seat Law.
WV DUI Law
Click here to view the code for the WV DUI Law.
Battle of the Belts-High School Seat Belt Challenge - March 17-28, 2014
The Battle of the Belts High School Seat Belt Challenge is a competition among several area high schools competing for the highest overall seat belt usage percentage rate. The surveys will be conducted between March 17-28, 2014. Winning schools will receive a check for 1st: $1500, 2nd: $1000, 3rd: $750.
CIOT Wave Enforcement - March 7-23, 2014
Law Enforcement across West Virginia will increase patrols for a wave of CIOT enforcement March 7-23 to increase seat belt usage in the Mountain State. The large scale CIOT Blitz will be enforced in May.