10 Startling Virginia 2017 Traffic Accident Facts

10 Startling Virginia 2017 Traffic Accident Facts

From South Hill to Arlington, Reedville to Abingdon, Richmond to Charlottesville and everywhere in between: How safe are Virginia roadways? We turned to the DMV’s 2017 Virginia Crash Facts publication to learn more. Overall Statistics 1. In Virginia, 843 people lost their lives in motor vehicle crashes in 2017―a 10.8% increase over 2016. Another 65,000 […]

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Don’t Be a Statistic: Drive Safely this Labor Day Weekend!

Don’t Be a Statistic: Drive Safely this Labor Day Weekend!

At last –the long holiday weekend is upon us! With so many people celebrating a three-day weekend, Virginia’s highways and byways will be flooded with drivers trying to get somewhere – the beach, the mountains, or even an overnight getaway in Fredericksburg. But beware: such holiday weekends are often associated with increased traffic deaths. This […]

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5 Frequently Asked Questions about Seatbelt Use, Part 2

5 Frequently Asked Questions about Seatbelt Use, Part 2

In an earlier post, we answered five common questions about seatbelts. We got such a good response that we’ve answered more commonly asked questions here: It’s a fact: more than 2.3 million motor vehicle drivers and passengers went to emergency rooms nationwide for injuries sustained in vehicle accidents in 2014. Did you know that the […]

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