What’s the #1 Fall Driving Danger if You Live in Virginia?

in insider, safety tips, driving, report a claim, auto insurance, Virginia, winter, coverage, claim, car insurance, fall, distracted driving, crash, Car accident, roadside assistance, speeding, weather, car, insurance claim, driving safety, drivingrules, texting and driving, pedestrians, protection, deer, How to keep your car insurance rates low, Tips to avoid a deer collision Sep 20, 2021

Did you know that the fall is one of the most dangerous seasons of the year on Virginia highways? In October 2019, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles reported 12,568 traffic crashes statewide, which resulted in 86 fatalities and 6,036 injuries, the highest totals for any other month in 2018. September and November bring their own unique challenges for Virginia drivers and car insurance.      With summer in the rearview mirror and kids...

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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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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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Driving at Night Safety Tips

in insider, safety tips, driving, auto insurance, Virginia, crash, Car accident, roadside assistance, travel, road trip, car, car maintenance, driving safety, how-to, emergency, service, cell phone Mar 11, 2021

When I was a college student, I was traveling home on a rural road late at night when I noticed I was quickly approaching a very slow-moving car. It seemed to be lost or having mechanical issues. I slowed down, but before I knew what happened, the other car came to a screeching stop and I rear-ended it. I was shaken up but relieved it was only a fender bender. Then the doors opened, two men got out, talked briefly, and then headed towards my...

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Everything You Need to Know About Potholes in Virginia | NNINS

in snow, ice, driving, auto insurance, winter, severe weather, spring, coverage, claim, car insurance, cold weather, crash, Car accident, roadside assistance, travel, weather, car, car maintenance, insurance claim, driving safety, how-to, service, air pressure, tires, tire pressure, winter driving safety, VDOT, road conditions Feb 26, 2021

It's officially pothole season! As Virginia's fluctuating winter temperatures rise and fall, moisture in our roadways expands and contracts. Add in snow and ice, salt, and the continual passing weight of heavy cars and trucks. By late winter and early spring, that cycle of precipitation and stress result in a bloom of car-eating craters!

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