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

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

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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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4 New 2020 Driving Laws in Virginia | NNINS

in safety tips, driving, Virginia, car insurance, local, distracted driving, speeding, laws, driving safety, money, reckless driving, driving record, speeding ticket, texting and driving, pedestrians, right-of-way, speed cameras Jun 29, 2020

Virginia Capitol by Ron Cogswell Each year, Virginia's General Assembly signs new bills into law that go into effect on July 1.  As we move towards legislation that bans handheld use of cell phones, there are also a few other new laws that will immediately affect daily life and driving around the commonwealth.

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