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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SAFE & SOUND: 5 Ways to Drive Safely in Snow and Ice

in snow, ice, safety tips, driving, report a claim, auto insurance, Virginia, severe weather, car insurance, cold weather, crash, Car accident, teen driver, roadside assistance, travel, speeding, car, insurance claim, driving safety, driving record, tires, winter driving safety Dec 13, 2020

We all know the safest thing to do when snow or ice is in the forecast is to just stay put. But the fact is Virginia’s climate is notoriously fickle. This dangerous mix is a constant possibility during winter and sometimes can't be avoided. And except for our neighbors in southwest VA, most Virginians don't get regular practice. That's why it's important to stay aware of the latest weather updates in the southwest and north and central...

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Top Teen Driver Risks Every Virginia Parent Needs to Know | NNINS

in insider, safety tips, driving, Virginia, car insurance, diy, local, distracted driving, teen driver, parenting, rental car insurance, speeding, drunk driving, impaired driving, laws, car, driving safety, passengers, texting and driving, student, Learners permit Oct 16, 2020

Fall brings unique challenges to teen drivers due to the start of the school year, Friday night lights, and homecoming season. While things may look quite different this year and many activities for your teen are canceled, they can still be vulnerable as they learn to navigate Virginia's roads. NHTSA's Teen Driver Safety Week reminds parents of the importance of conversations with their teens about rules they need to follow to stay safe...

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How to Add Air to Your Tires | NNINS

in driving, diy, crash, Car accident, roadside assistance, travel, road trip, car, car maintenance, driving safety, air pressure, tires, tire pressure Aug 15, 2020

Many things can lead to a change in tire pressure. The change of seasons when temperatures fluctuate is a common time for loss of air pressure. Lack of air pressure in your tires can lead to poor gas mileage and more money spent at the pump. It can also turn into dangerous problems on the road that can impact your car insurance. Low pressure or over-inflated tire issues are much more subtle than most car problems but can lead to sudden...

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How to Prepare Your Car For a Hurricane | NNINS

in hurricane, safety tips, driving, report a claim, auto insurance, flooding, Virginia, tornado, hurricane season, severe weather, hail, coverage, car insurance, rain, trees, customer service, roadside assistance, comprehensive coverage, hurricane prep, car, car maintenance, insurance claim, damage, driving safety, tires, tire pressure Aug 14, 2020

It's essential to prepare your home for a hurricane, but don't forget about your car. It's most likely your second most expensive asset. We'll help you cover the bases in case a big storm hits Virginia.

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