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Life-Threatening Accident in Newport News

A serious auto accident occurred today, Tuesday, December 03, 2013 near Hogan Drive in Newport News, Virginia. A 22-year-old female driving a red SUV rear-ended a white station wagon that was stopped at a red light. Following impact, the SUV overturned. According to Newport News police spokeswoman Holly McPherson, this auto accident occurred at around […]

Are You A Parent of A New Driver? Here’s What You Should Know.

Independence and increased freedom is exciting for any new driver. However, this new found freedom can also come with serious risks. Auto crashes are the top killer of teen fatality in the country. Improper driving habits, inexperience and poor decision-making skills are the main culprits of these serious auto accidents. Fortunately, these accidents are typically […]

Back to School Safety Tips for Motorists

The beginning of another academic year is just around the corner! Expect to soon see many yellow school buses and children with backpacks crossing the streets. During this school year, not only parents but every driver must be reminded to practice caution and good judgment when using the roadways. School buses are the main source […]

Are You a Victim of a Hit and Run?

Hit and run accidents happen more often than you may think. There are nearly 575,000 hit and run car accident cases annually in the United States. These auto accidents are both illegal, and come with extensive penalties if the driver is identified. If you are in an auto accident caused by a hit and run […]

Virginia’s New Texting & Driving Law In Place

With the new law that went into effect yesterday, you can now get pulled over and fined for texting while driving in the state of Virginia.  Until now, texting or emailing while driving was considered a secondary offense, meaning that it was illegal, but the police needed another reason to pull you over before ticketing […]

Are You Suffering From Whiplash?

Most of us have heard of the term ‘whiplash’ – but many do not realize it has the potential to turn into a serious injury. Whiplash is caused when the head or neck is thrust back, forward, or side to side by a sudden impact. The intervertebral joints, discs, ligaments, and cervical muscles may be […]

10 Most Dangerous Distracted Driving Habits

Muti-tasking during a daily commute has become a way of life for many of us – our cars have become a second home away from home. However, distracted driving can have deadly consequences. According to the Centers of Disease Control, distracted driving kills more than 15 people and injures more than 1,200 each day. So […]

The Risks of Drowsy Driving

While we are all overtired at times, and the thought of not driving because of it may seem extreme, we must recognize that the dangers of drowsy driving are very real. The statistics for auto accidents caused by drowsy driving are staggering. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that sleep deprived drivers are […]

Memorial Day Weekend

This weekend marks the unofficial “first days of summer”.  This Memorial Day weekend, expect to find a rise in gas prices and heavy congestion on the roads. AAA predicts more than 923,000 vehicles will be present on the Virginia roadways this holiday weekend! Memorial Day weekend is a notoriously dangerous holiday synonymous with intoxicated drivers, […]

State Awards $9,250,000 in DUI Settlement

An 18 year old female who was hit head on by a drunk driver last year recently was awarded $9,250,000 in a recent jury verdict.   The girl who was critically injured and is now suffering ongoing problems with her feet and legs is now the recipient of the largest ever DUI accident settlement in […]

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has joined with local law enforcement officers, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and the Governors Highway Safety Assorciation and the National Center for DWI Courts to mark the start of its annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.  This campaign comes on the heals of […]

$26 Million Settlement Reached in Tractor-Trailor Accident

A cheese company has agreed to pay a $26.1 Million settlement in a car accident case involving one of their drivers resulting in a death of one person and life changing injuries to another passenger.  The driver of the corporate vehicle has admitted liability in this serious tractor-trailer accident case. Tractor-trailer accidents often result in […]

Buckle Up – It Could Save Your Life

  If I told you that one simple thing that takes only a second could save your life, would you do it?  Of course you would, we all would.  Well, that one simple thing is something that many of us take for granted.  A recent study conducted by Drive Smart Virginia concluded that in 60% […]

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

As many of us know, distracted driving is becoming more and more of a problem on our roadways.  The National Safety Council has an urgent request for all drivers: Make April the month you ditch the cell phone behind the wheel.   Thousands of fatal crashes each year involve drivers using cell phones, and the […]

Fatal Car Crash Settles for $2.5 Million

The estate of a man killed in a 2009 motor vehicle crash were awarded a $2.5 million civil settlement yesterday.  The defendent driver was traveling 94 mph when he collided with a car driven by the plaintiff.  Both passengers were killed in the accident, a male and a female both only 19 years old.   […]