West Virginia Southern Regional Highway Safety Program

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 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.

  • National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign - August 15 through September 1, 2014

  • National Child Passenger Safety Week - September 14-20, 2014

  • Chili Night Highway Safety Booth - Oct. 4, 2014

    Come visit our highway safety booth in uptown Beckley for the annual Chili Night celebration.

  • Child Safety Seat Check - Sept. 20, 2014-Saturday

    Bring your child safety seat/vehicle/child to our Child Safety Seat Check at the Beckley Fire Department on Eisenhower Drive on Saturday September 20, 2014 from 10 am until 2 pm to have a certified safety seat technician ensure your seat is installed properly. Certified technicians from the Beckley Police Department and Beckley Fire Department will be available to do a complete check on your seat to make sure your child is travelling as safe as possible. This seat check clinic will be sponsored by the WV Southern Regional Highway Safety Program as a part of the National Child Passenger Safety Week.