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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Will Legalized Marijuana in Other States Impact Virginia Driver Safety?

Will Legalized Marijuana in Other States Impact Virginia Driver Safety?

Despite the fact that possession or use of marijuana for any reason remains illegal under United States federal law, individual states have passed laws legalizing some aspects of marijuana usage. In this evolving landscape, 30 states and the District of Columbia currently have laws allowing some possession of marijuana―including all the states north of Virginia. […]

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Things To Do With Kids in Richmond This Winter Break

Things To Do With Kids in Richmond This Winter Break

Everyone in your family is counting down the days until Winter Break, but for different reasons. Your kids can’t wait to be out of school, bingeing on episodes of Wild Kratts, but you’re sort of dreading it. What exactly are you going to do with them for the next two weeks? Sure, watching TV is […]

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14 Tips for a Spooktacularly Safe Halloween

14 Tips for a Spooktacularly Safe Halloween

Skeletons, witches and scary ghosts rejoice: it’s almost Halloween! The holiday likely originated more than 2,000 years ago when Celts would light bonfires and wear disguises to ward off roaming evil spirits. We’ve come a long way from those days—Halloween is now a beloved, community-based holiday with fun and treats for both adults and kids. […]

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Best Places to See Virginia’s Colorful Fall Leaves

Best Places to See Virginia’s Colorful Fall Leaves

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus It’s officially fall, y’all! The long-awaited pumpkin spice latte is available at every coffee shop from Church Hill to Short Pump as the warm days and cooler nights cue the trees and shrubs to start changing their leaves for one of […]

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