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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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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Have a Family Plan For a Virginia Hurricane

in hurricane, safety tips, Virginia, hurricane season, severe weather, diy, family, parenting, weather, home, hurricane prep Jul 22, 2020

Property Casualty 360 named Virginia as a top 10 state most at risk for hurricane surge damage in 2018. They suggest 409,129 VA homes are at risk with an estimated $1.6 trillion in potential construction costs along the Atlantic and Gulf coast in any given hurricane season. Here at NNINS, protecting homes and property is in our DNA. We know the major risks for storm damage to your home and property like flooding and downed trees. 

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Virginia Drivers License: What Your Teen Needs to Know

in insider, safety tips, driving, Virginia, family, distracted driving, crash, Car accident, teen driver, parenting, summer, passengers, provisional license, restrictions, drivingrules May 4, 2020

I trained all three of my kids to drive with the help of Stafford County Public School's driving program. From white-knuckled trips as copilot to watching my kids back out of the driveway by themselves for the first time, there were a few things that I realized teen drivers in Virginia need to know. There are serious challenges on our roads that, when paired with inexperience, can lead to dangerous consequences. Parents must partner with...

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How to Prepare Your Teen Driver For A Car Accident

in insider, safety tips, driving, report a claim, auto insurance, Virginia, claim, car insurance, family, crash, Car accident, teen driver, parenting Mar 12, 2020

Do you remember what it was like to learn to drive a car? For me, it was both exciting and scary at the same time. I remembered this when I began teaching my own kids to drive, so it was important to me to make sure they understood the freedom and the responsibility that comes with driving.  The Behind the Wheel Program through Virginia's public school system is fantastic. Students learn how to yield at a 4-way stop, navigate a traffic...

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