What are the New Texting and Driving Laws in Virginia? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 400 hundred fatal crashes result from texting while driving. Worse, distracted driving caused 3,142 deaths in 2020. Forty-eight states have banned texting while driving, but only five actively enforce the ban. This includes Virginia, which recently … Continue reading What are the New Texting and Driving Laws in Virginia?
In 2019, 5,014 motorcyclists died in crashes, making them 29x more likely to die in a crash than those in a passenger car. Although motorcycles can be fun to ride, they are much less visible to other drivers and are more dangerous in the event of a car accident. Still, there are ways that you … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Preventing a Motorcycle Accident
The NTHSA statistical report for the first 9 months of 2021 showed that over 31,000 people died in car accidents. This was a 12% increase in fatalities when compared to the previous year. According to the Fatality Analysis Reporting System history, this was the highest fatality rate since 2006. Most of our cars have the … Continue reading The Most Common Car Accidents and How to Avoid Them
More than six million car accidents take place on America’s roads every year. These can result in huge amounts of damage to property and serious injuries. However, even if you are lucky enough to walk away from a car accident unscathed, it can still have a huge impact on your life. Because of this, you may … Continue reading If You Aren’t Physically Hurt, Do You Still Have a Case?
Will I Receive More Money if I Have a Personal Injury Lawyer? There is an excellent chance that you will receive more money for your lawsuit if you have a personal injury attorney. If you do not have the necessary knowledge of the law and what you may receive compensation for, you risk settling for … Continue reading Personal Injury Settlement
Each year, there are about 6.75 million car accidents in the U.S. While some are minor, some lead to serious injuries, fatalities, and other damages. To combat the financial consequences of these incidents, states have set up various insurance requirements You need to know about the most common types of insurance coverages so you can choose the … Continue reading Personal Injury Protection Coverage: A Guide to Insurance Requirements
When the average car suddenly meets an 18-wheeler weighing as much as 80,000 pounds and traveling at a speed of 60 miles per hour, enormous damage and injury are inevitable. Due to their enormous size and weight, semi-trucks can cause dangerous accidents, resulting in catastrophic injuries or fatalities. As a responsible motorist, there are a … Continue reading Tips to Avoiding Truck Accidents
While the summer’s busiest boating months may be coming to an end, it is important to remain vigilant in avoiding dangerous boating accidents. In 2018, boating accidents from September through January accounted for about 20% of the total accidents that year. When reviewing the primary contributing factors of boating accidents, almost all were avoidable with … Continue reading The Top Contributing Factors in Boating Accidents & Deaths
After medical- and automotive-related incidents, gun-related fatalities round out the top three causes of death in the US according to the Center for Disease Control. Gun use has become so prevalent in fact that in a 2012 article from Bloomberg, it was reported that “by 2015, firearm fatalities will probably exceed traffic fatalities for the … Continue reading Firearm Fatalities
Summer in central Virginia is the perfect time to hit the road on two wheels. We have great destinations and loops in our area, you can head up to Tappahannock, east to Williamsburg, or out to Nelson county for scenic viewpoints. Sadly, there were over 2000 motorcycle crashes in Virginia in 2014 (the most recent … Continue reading May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month