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River Report: 5-26-23
It’s another Shenandoah River Report with Mark Frondorf! As we head into Memorial weekend, Mark weighs in on a Supreme Court ruling yesterday that affects our waterways. Brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors. Let Don Roberts and his crew plan some Summer South Fork fun for you! Visit https://frontroyaloutdoors.com and find out more! Have a great weekend on the river!
(the views expressed by Mark Frondorf are not necessarily those of WZRV or Royal Broadcasting)
VSP report from the Memorial Day weekend 2022
The Virginia State Police (VSP) emailed a report on the 2022 Memorial Day Weekend.
The VSP report shows a sharp decrease in traffic accidents and fatalities compared to 2021.
Traffic volumes rivaled per-pandemic numbers in amounts not seen since 2019.
The holiday weekend saw eight people lose their lives in six traffic accidents compared to 15 in 2021.
Five of those fatalities were people not wearing safety belts.
From Midnight May 23 through May 30 State Troopers issued almost 5,000 speeding tickets.
Almost 2,000 reckless driving citations were issued and 90 impaired drivers were arrested.
Additionally over 650 individuals were cited for seat belt violations.
Almost 120 people were cited for child safety restraint violations.
Almost 150 felony arrest were made.
VSP Troopers were able to assist almost 2,000 disabled motorist over the holiday weekend.
Funds raised from summons issued by VSP go directly to court fees.
The state’s literary fund also benefits from summons’ fees.
The state literary fund helps support public school construction, technology funding and teacher retirement.
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River Report: Friday, May 27, 2022
In our latest Shenandoah River Report, Mark Frondorf reviews some safety tips on the eve of Memorial Weekend. Brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors. This Summer, get out on the South Fork, with the help of Don Roberts and his crew. Visit https://frontroyaloutdoors.com
River Reports: Memorial Weekend
In this edition of our twice weekly Shenandoah River Reports, our resident Riverkeeper, Mark Frondorf, has some great safety reminders as you get out for the Memorial weekend holiday. Have fun, but be safe on our beautiful waterways!
We’ve also included a special Memorial Day edition of the River Report, as we remember what Memorial Day is all about.
Our River Reports are brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors. Let Don Roberts and his crew help you have some Summer fun on the beautiful South Fork! Visit them at https://frontroyaloutdoors.com
River Report: 5-21-21
With the Memorial weekend just a week away, Riverkeeper Mark Frondorf takes a look a current river conditions, and what the water levels mean for this year’s spawn. Our Shenandoah River Reports are brought to you by Front Royal Outdoors. Don Roberts and his staff can take away the worries of planning your river adventure. Visit https://frontroyaloutdoors and find out more!