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VSP To Dedicate New Driver Training Facility

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BLACKSTONE, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police is ready to dedicate its driver training facility.
A ceremony will take place Thursday at the 680-acre facility in Nottoway County.
The facility includes 4.5 miles of asphalt, concrete and gravel surfaces to simulate interstate, urban and rural roads, respectively.
The site also includes a "precision driving course" and a 25,000-square foot "skid pan" to simulate various inclement road conditions.
A three-story training building includes a driver simulator room, classrooms, a cafeteria, offices and meeting space.

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