SAFE & SOUND: What’s the #1 Fall Driving Danger if You Live in Virginia?

in insider, safety tips, driving, Virginia, car insurance, fall, distracted driving, crash, accident Sep 23, 2019

October and November have the highest number of car crashes of any other months of the year, according to monthly data in the 2017 Virginia Traffic Crash Facts Report by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. With kids in school and back to business as usual, our roadways become more dangerous not only due to activity, but also from seasonal changes. Let’s countdown the top 5 fall dangers for Virginia drivers.

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4 Important New Laws for Virginia Drivers

in driving, Virginia, distracted driving, speeding, carseat, child car seat, laws Jun 26, 2019

You'll be able to take Fido to your favorite Virginia winery and hunt a raccoon after 2 P.M. on Sunday. But watch your drone spying!  It will be illegal to use it to "coerce, intimidate or harass" another person. These are just a few of the hundreds of new laws going into effect on July 1st in the Commonwealth. But there are 4 super important ones Virginia drivers need to know. 

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Do You Enforce Virginia Passenger Restrictions With Your Teen Driver?

in insider, safety tips, driving, Virginia, family, distracted driving, crash, accident, teen driver, parenting, summer May 22, 2019

My husband and I trained all three of our kids to drive with the help of Stafford County Public School's driving program. From white-knuckled trips as copilot to watching our kids back out of the driveway by themselves for the first time, I don't think anything was as challenging as enforcing provisional license passenger restrictions. And nothing as dangerous if we didn't.

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Do Left Lane Tailgaters on The Highway 'Drive' You Crazy?

in safety tips, auto insurance, Virginia, car insurance, distracted driving, travel, speeding Jun 21, 2018

 

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Do Left Lane Slowpokes on The Highway Drive You Crazy?

in driving, auto insurance, Virginia, car insurance, distracted driving, crash, accident, travel, speeding Jun 21, 2018

Is this you? The traffic slow down finally let up! You’re cruising on I-95 up the left lane at a pretty good clip. Until you approach another car from behind going much slower. You flash your lights, honk your horn. This is the fast lane! Don’t they know they should stay to the right if they’re going to drive that slow? What the heck?! And then there’s that, ahem…gesture.

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