Published by Bob Trencheny · June 14, 2018 · Alexandria, VA · Five AFSS crash survivors and an AFSS member whose father was killed by a traffic violating driver came together on Seminary Road in front of the Francis Hammond Middle School to draw attention that the month of June is one of the highest pedestrian and cyclists crash months in Alexandria. As AFSS members stood on the side walk cars were recorded traveling at 40+ mph in a 25 mph zone in front of the school. One pedestrian out of ten is killed when crashed into by cars traveling at 20 mph. Nine out of

By Rick Massimo August 17, 2018 3:52 pm    WTOP  WASHINGTON — Drivers on a stretch of U.S. Route 1 in Alexandria, Virginia, should get ready to slow down — fast. The city announced Friday that they will reduce the speed limit on Route 1 between Slaters Lane and Four Mile Run — the Jefferson Davis Highway portion — from 35 mph to 25 mph starting Monday. The city said in a statement that the change is a safety move. Between 2015 and 2017, 25 people were hurt, three seriously, in 106 crashes on the stretch of road where the speed limit is about to change, they