3 New Virginia Laws That Affect Drivers on July 1st

in driving, auto insurance, Virginia, car insurance, impaired driving, ridesharing, driving safety, driving rules, cell phone driving laws, driving laws, Virginia laws, bicycle safety, DUI, what are the driving laws in Virginia?, marijuana use in a car in Virginia, new driving laws, share the road, legalizing cannabis Jun 29, 2021

This year is adding up to be a year of change for the commonwealth. From 2021 legislation regarding balloon releasing, voting rights, and gun control taking effect Thursday, July 1, a few new laws will affect Virginia motorists. To add to last year's new driving laws, drivers in the commonwealth will see definitions around the use of legalized cannabis in a car, changes in state auto insurance minimums, and driving with bicyclist's safety in...

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The 100 Deadliest Days of Driving for Teens Are Here | NNINS

in safety tips, teen driver, parenting, speeding, provisional license, restrictions, student, Learners permit, driving rules, cellphone May 25, 2021

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for people 15 to 20 years old. But did you know that teen driving fatalities jump 15% from Memorial Day to Labor Day? These scary statistics come from sobering CDC research. And our car insurance team sometimes witnesses the unfortunate details of teen traffic crashes when assisting our members and their families with auto claims. To protect our young drivers, parents need to do a few...

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Virginia Ranks as Highest State for Speeding and Reckless Driving | NNINS

in driving, auto insurance, Virginia, car insurance, distracted driving, teen driver, travel, speeding, laws, insurance claim, driving safety, reckless driving, driving record, speeding ticket, texting and driving, new law, driving rules, stay at home Mar 23, 2021

In March of last year, travel and commuting came to a screeching halt across the United States due to the Covid pandemic. Many insurers, including Northern Neck Insurance, voluntarily returned car insurance premium due to a reduction in miles driven as Virginians quarantined. With significantly fewer cars on the roads, you would think that would translate into fewer speeding violations in Virginia. That's not what happened.

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Virginia's New Hands-Free Cell Phone Driving Law Enforced in 2021 | NNINS

in driving, auto insurance, Virginia, car insurance, distracted driving, Car accident, speeding, driving safety, restrictions, reckless driving, driving record, texting and driving, new law, traffic citation, driving rules, new year, cellphone, cell phone ban, cell phone driving laws Jan 1, 2021

Virginia has a new cell phone law now enforced. While the law actually went into effect in July of 2020, Virginians were provided time to adjust and be educated before law enforcement began on January 1st. If you're in the habit of using your cellphone for navigation, talking, or playing your favorite podcast while driving, we have everything you need to know to stay safe and legal on the road.  

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