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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6 Motorcycle Safety Tips for Two-wheel Travelers

6 Motorcycle Safety Tips for Two-wheel Travelers

Nothing feels quite like the freedom of riding a motorcycle. The wind in your hair, the sun on your back, the ability to weave in and out of traffic — wait a minute, not so fast. Before you go full-on Easy Rider, remember that all the extra perks of riding a motorcycle can come at […]

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Share the Road Safely: It’s Motorcycle Season

Share the Road Safely: It’s Motorcycle Season

It’s spring! The trees are budding, the birds are singing and you’re probably trying to remember where you packed away your shorts and t-shirts. But when you get in your car or truck, prepare for another inevitability of spring: More motorcycles will be sharing the roads with us as the weather grows warmer. Driving a […]

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Don’t Become a New Year’s Eve Drunk Driving Statistic

Don’t Become a New Year’s Eve Drunk Driving Statistic

New Year’s Eve: The Most Dangerous Night on U.S. Roads It’s almost New Year’s Eve! As you’re planning your celebration, take into consideration that between 6 p.m. on December 31 and 6 a.m. on January 1 are the most dangerous hours of the year to drive or ride in a car on our nation’s roadways. […]

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Drive Sober to Arrive Alive: How Alcohol Impacts Driving Ability

Drive Sober to Arrive Alive: How Alcohol Impacts Driving Ability

It’s the holiday season: Parties! Lights! Presents! And often, holiday events include a bevy of alcoholic beverages to accompany the cookies, pies and fruitcakes on the buffet. If you do enjoy a glass of wine, a beer or a mixed drink, don’t get behind the wheel of your car or truck. Maybe you didn’t realize […]

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