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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How Can I Get My Car Ready For a Trip in One Day?

in driving, Virginia, car insurance, travel, vacation, road trip, car, car maintenance, checklist May 21, 2019

Are we there yet? A long road trip is about the same for your car as it is for your family: it's a marathon. Making sure it has everything it needs to get you there can give you peace of mind. It also can help you avoid problems on the road.

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SAFE & SOUND: Keeping Kids Safe When The Car Breaks Down

in safety tips, driving, Virginia, family, parenting, roadside assistance, travel, carseat Oct 17, 2018

I still remember the day my car broke down as a young mom, with my three children in the back. It was one of those typical hot-n-steamy Virginia summer days. Trucks and cars were whizzing frightfully close to my minivan on the side of a busy 4-lane road. Fluid was spewing from the engine and I remember thinking- this is really bad. There was no driving to a gas station and no calling for help (this was before everyone carried cell phones-...

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SAFE & SOUND: Can I Use My Child's Car Seat After an Accident?

in driving, auto insurance, Virginia, recall, car insurance, crash, Car accident, parenting, carseat, car seat, child car seat Aug 8, 2018

I remember having an accident on I-95 south with my minivan. I had three child car seats and lots of advice on what to do with them afterwards. The car seats seemed to be fine and it was just a fender bender, but my sister and a few of my play group friends said it’s always best to just replace them. In fact, the car seat manufacturer recommended replacing any car seat that had been in a collision. It’s the better safe than sorry rule. But I...

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STRAIGHT TALK: What Is Collision Car Insurance?

in driving, auto insurance, Virginia, coverage, car insurance, crash, Car accident Jul 31, 2018

When you go to find the right car insurance, the different options can be really confusing. You want to save money and have peace of mind. We can help by providing simple explanations of the different coverages of car insurance like comprehensive.

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