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'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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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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