RICHMOND, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Virginia State Police is reminding drivers that if they plan to celebrate with alcohol, to not drink and drive under any circumstance.

Officials state that Halloween night is considered one of the deadliest nights of the year because of impaired drivers.

According to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, there were 1,454 crashes on Virginia roadways, resulting in 10 fatalities and 652 injuries over the Halloween weekend last year.

VSP has tips to ensure that people get to and from a destination safely.

To ensure that you and everyone else are safe this holiday, make sure to plan a safe way home and designate a sober driver before drinking, use a taxi service or call a sober friend to get home safely.

If you happen to see a drunk driver on the road, contact VSP by dialing #77 on your cell phone.