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District 1 – Bristol District

Headquartered in Bristol, Virginia, District 1 is in the southwest part of the state. Bristol District is comprised of Bland, Buchanan, Dickenson, Grayson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise and Wythe counties. Bristol also oversees highways in the cities of Bristol and Norton, along with the towns in the region. District 1 shares a border with West Virginia to the north, Salem District to the east, North Carolina and Tennessee to the south, and Kentucky to the west.

In 2012, there were a total of 5,487 car accidents in Bristol District, which resulted in 58 deaths. Between 2007 and 2011, the District saw 51 fatal crashes involving heavy trucks.


District 2 – Salem District

Headquartered in Salem, Virginia, District 2 is in the southwest part of the state. Salem District is comprised of Bedford, Botetourt, Carroll, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski and Roanoke counties. The District also oversees highways for the cities of Bedford, Galax, Martinsville, Radford, Roanoke and Salem, along with towns in the region. District 2 shares a border with West Virginia and Staunton District to the north, Lynchburg District to the east, North Carolina to the south, and Bristol District to the west.

In 2012, there were a total of 7,942 car accidents in Salem District, of which, 109 people were killed. Between 2007 and 2011, the District saw 51 fatal crashes involving big rigs.


District 3 – Lynchburg District

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, District 3 is in the south central part of the state. Lynchburg District is comprised of Amherst, Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Nelson, Pittsylvania and Prince Edward counties. The District also oversees highways for the cities of Danville and Lynchburg. District 3 shares a border with Staunton and Culpeper Districts to the north, Richmond District to the east, North Carolina to the south and Salem District to the west.

In 2012, there were a total of 3,646 car accidents in Lynchburg District. Out of that total, 70 people were killed. Between 2007 and 2011, there were a total of 22 fatal truck accidents.


District 4 – Richmond District

Headquartered in Colonial Heights, Virginia, District 4 is in the southeast part of the state. Richmond District is comprised of Amelia, Brunswick, Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwidie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhatan and Prince George counties. The District also oversees highways in the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg and Richmond. District 4 shares a border to the north with Culpeper and Fredericksburg Districts, Hampton Roads District to the east, North Carolina to the south, and Lynchburg District to the west.

In 2012, there were a total of 15,845 car accidents in Richmond District, which resulted in 103 losing their lives. Between 2007 and 2011, there were 59 fatal heavy truck accidents in the District.


District 5 – Hampton Roads District

Headquartered in Suffolk, Virginia, District 5 is in the southeast part of the state. Hampton Roads District is comprised of the counties of Accomack, Isle of Wight, James City, Northampton, Southampton, Surry, Sussex, York and Greensville counties. The cities of Chesapeake, Emporia, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg are also within District 5’s jurisdiction. However, these cities maintain their own roads. The District shares a border with Fredericksburg District to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, North Carolina to the south, and Richmond District to the west.

In 2012, there were a total of 3,717 car accidents in Hampton Roads District. Of that total, 24 people died. There were a total of 33 fatal truck accidents in the District between 2007 and 2011.


District 6 – Fredericksburg District

Headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia, District 6 is located in the eastern part of the state. Fredericksburg District is comprised of Caroline, Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Westmoreland counties. The District also oversees highways in the city of Fredericksburg. The District shares a border with Northern Virginia District to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Hampton Roads and Richmond Districts to the south, and Culpeper District to the west.

In 2012, there were a total of 6,610 car accidents in Fredericksburg District, which resulted in 66 deaths. Between 2007 and 2011, there were a total of 33 fatal semi truck crashes.


District 7 – Culpeper District

Headquartered in Culpeper, Virginia, District 7 is in the central part of the state. Culpeper District is comprised of Albemarle, Culpeper, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock counties. Culpeper District also oversees highways in the city of Charlottesville. The District shares a border with Northern Virginia District to the north, Fredericksburg District to the east, Lynchburg and Richmond Districts to the south, and Staunton District to the west.

In 2012, there were a total of 5,823 car accidents reported in Culpepper District, which resulted in 55 deaths. Between 2007 and 2011, there were 30 fatal big rig accidents.


District 8 – Staunton District

Headquartered in Staunton, Virginia, District 8 is located in the north central part of the state. Staunton District is comprised of Alleghany, Augusta, Bath, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenendoah and Warren counties. The District is also responsible for maintaining highways in the cities of Buena Vista, Covington, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro and Winchester. Staunton District shares a border with West Virginia to the west and the north, Culpeper and Northern Virginia Districts to the east, and Lynchburg and Salem Districts to the south.

In 2012, there were a total of 5,506 car accidents in Staunton District, which resulted in 75 deaths. Between 2007 and 2011, there were a total of 51 fatal truck accidents.


District 9 – Northern Virginia District

Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, District 9 is located in the northeast of the state. Northern Virginia District is comprised of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudon and Prince William counties. Northern Virginia District also maintains highways in the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park. The District shares a border with Maryland and Washington D.C. to the north and east, Fredericksburg District to the south, and Culpeper and Staunton Districts to the west.

In 2012, there were a total of 26,580 car accidents in Northern Virginia District, which resulted in 86 fatalities. The total amount of fatal truck crashes between 2007 and 2011 was 45.