Vermont Department of Public Safety http://wamc.org en 2 Appointed as Deputy Safety Commissioner in VT http://wamc.org/post/2-appointed-deputy-safety-commissioner-vt <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont Department of Public Safety is making some staffing changes to emphasize the importance of using technology and data to make the state safer. Sun, 02 Mar 2014 17:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 84877 at http://wamc.org 2 Appointed as Deputy Safety Commissioner in VT Vermont Governor Proposes DUI Courts http://wamc.org/post/vermont-governor-proposes-dui-courts <p></p><p>Governor Peter Shumlin has proposed changing the way courts deal with drunken drivers to reduce the rate of repeat offenders.<br><br>The state would set up DUI courts, similar to drug courts, in which judges would monitor the treatment of people with second or third DUI offenses and could impose sanctions and rewards. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 55233 at http://wamc.org Vermont Governor Proposes DUI Courts Vermont Health and Safety Officials Talk Fatalities http://wamc.org/post/vermont-health-and-safety-officials-talk-fatalities <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont officials are trying to prevent any more highway fatalities this year by urging drivers to slow down, buckle up and not drive drunk or drug-impaired this holiday season.<br><br>Officials say Vermont has seen a spike in fatal crashes over last year — with 75 to date, compared to 51 last year. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 54151 at http://wamc.org Vermont Health and Safety Officials Talk Fatalities