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What Causes Reckless Driving?

Reckless driving is one of the most common causes of fatal car accidents in Virginia. Reckless drivers have a wanton disregard for the safety of others. They may intentionally break rules and violate traffic laws without any regard as to whether they endanger the lives of others. Recklessness goes beyond simple negligence. It is a… read more

What Are the Types of Traffic Tickets?

Virginia’s roadway laws are designed to keep drivers, pedestrians, and passengers as safe as possible. If you’re accused of violating one of these laws, you can be ticketed and fined. Different types of traffic tickets can come with different consequences, though.  The consequences you end up saddled with may not seem fair, especially if you… read more

What Should Out-of-State Drivers Know About Speeding in Virginia?

Nature lovers from all over the country travel to Virginia to revel in its natural beauty year-round. Many people arrive by car or rent a vehicle during their stay so they can experience the famous Skyline Drive, a 105-mile route that runs north-south through Shenandoah National Park. The park consists of 200,000 acres of forest,… read more

What to Do During a Traffic Stop

Most drivers will deal with at least one traffic stop in their lives. Common mistakes such as speeding, a broken taillight or rolling through a stop sign could lead to an officer making a traffic stop in Virginia. The way you conduct yourself during a traffic stop could not only convince the officer to let… read more

What Are the Most Common Traffic Violations?

Every year, Virginia police officers issue thousands of tickets for traffic law violations. Traffic offenses can range from failing to wear a seat belt to committing a hit-and-run. Just about every traffic offense is on the books because they can cause an accident if they’re violated. Traffic and moving violations are not the same as… read more

What Are the Top Driving Distractions?

Distractions while driving can lead to deadly car accidents. Paying attention to anything other than the road and the driving task can lead to a rear-end collision, pedestrian accident or other serious types of accidents. Distracted drivers cause hundreds of thousands of auto accidents in the US each year. In 2018, distracted drivers injured 400,000… read more