Don’t Wreck the Holidays

According to the NHTSA, during the Christmas and New Year period, the average number of fatalities involving an alcohol-impaired driver rises by 34%. Over a five-year period, more than 4,000 people have died in alcohol-related incidents in December alone. Crashes are 4-times more likely to happen at night, and though there has been a recent … Continue reading Don’t Wreck the Holidays

Winter 2016 Newsletter

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Dog Bite Basics

In 2014 there were forty four fatalities due to dog bites. Just like people, dogs have personal boundaries and can act aggressively or unpredictably when approached in a disrespectful manner. It’s important to protect yourself and your children from possible bites; and there are simple steps you can take that will help minimize the possibility … Continue reading Dog Bite Basics

Fall 2016 Newsletter

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Time to Tailgate Responsibly

This weekend marks the beginning of a new NFL football season. You can expect watercooler talk about team rivalries, constant gossip about player injuries, and more drunk drivers on the road each Sunday. Don’t think football season affects the road? Well, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported in 2012 that 43% of all traffic … Continue reading Time to Tailgate Responsibly

Mopeds v. Motorcycles

Mopeds are a popular commuter vehicle here in Richmond. Their low-profile size makes them easy to park, electric motors make them efficient and cheap to use, and they allow motorists to bypass several fees in the registration process. But what else does the DMV of Virginia have to say about mopeds? Registration and License: Mopeds are defined … Continue reading Mopeds v. Motorcycles

In Case of Emergency

In the chaos of a car accident, you can be incapacitated, incoherent, or otherwise kept from contacting your emergency contacts. It is obviously important to notify loved ones of your condition and location in the event of a car accident or other emergency, but when incapacitated, it is impossible to do so. In order to … Continue reading In Case of Emergency

New July Jet Ski Regulations

Starting July 1st 2016, there will be new additions in virginia to personal watercraft regulations. According to the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries, “All personal watercraft (PWC) operators age 14 and older and all motorboat operators of 10 hp or greater regardless of age need to take a boating safety course.” Additionally “no … Continue reading New July Jet Ski Regulations