VERMONT

0
IN 2019 MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES
0
TEN-YEAR TOTAL
1000000
ANNUAL ECONOMIC COST OF MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES

Vermont Rating: Danger

Vermont falls dangerously behind in adoption of Advocates’ recommended optimal laws, as reported in the 2021 Roadmap Report.

Highway Safety Laws Needed

  • Primary Enforcement Seat Belt Law (Front & Rear)
  • Rear Facing Through Age 2 Law
  • Booster Seat Law
  • GDL – Minimum Age 16 for Learner’s Permit
  • GDL- Stronger Supervised Driving Requirement
  • GDL – Nighttime Restriction
  • GDL – Stronger Passenger Restriction
  • GDL – Age 18 for Unrestricted License
  • Child Endangerment Law

Current Optimal Highway Safety Laws

  • All-Rider Motorcycle Helmet Law
  • GDL – 6-Month Holding Period Provision
  • GDL – Cell Phone Restriction Provision
  • Ignition Interlock Law for All-Offenders
  • Open Container Law
  • All-Driver Text Messaging Restriction

*States are credited with having laws only if their laws meet Advocates’ optimal criteria

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