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Under the Influence: Marijuana and Traffic

With 30 of the 50 states now legalizing marijuana in one form or another, our nation must come together to address the elephant in the room: the other side of driving under the influence. When we hear the term DUI, we often picture a drunk driver swerving on the road and getting pulled over for […] August 14, 2018 READ MORE

No Charges for Driver Who Struck Cyclist

A cyclist in Hampton was injured this week when they were struck by a car at an intersection. The August 13, 2018 collision occurred at the intersection of West Mercury Blvd. and North Armistead Avenue. An investigation into the wreck found that the driver was stopped at the intersection at a red light just before the […] August 14, 2018 READ MORE

Police Step Up DUI Enforcement

If you plan on drinking this summer, don’t plan on driving. That’s the message Virginia police are hoping to send with their campaign to catch drunk drivers this summer. The new enforcement period will begin Friday, August 17th and last through Labor Day. More DUI checkpoints will be established and saturation patrols will be out […] August 14, 2018 READ MORE

Are Household Members Covered by My Policy?

Most of us have driven a friend of family member’s car from time to time. Maybe yours is in the shop, or you’re on a long road trip and you’re helping drive, or maybe you’re even the designated driver ensuring everyone gets home safely. While all of these scenarios are reasonable and even admirable, understanding […] August 09, 2018 READ MORE

Boy Hospitalized After VA Beach Bike Crash

A boy has been hospitalized after a collision in Virginia Beach. Police say that the July 17, 2018 crash occurred around 1:00 PM near the intersection of South Plaza Trail and Brenneman Trail. Not many details about the crash have been released, but we do know that the boy was found unresponsive but breathing. He […] July 18, 2018 READ MORE

Two Killed in Accomack Co. Truck Crash

A truck driver’s failure to stop at a red light has led to the death of a husband and wife. The July 16, 2018 accident in Accomack County occurred around 5:00 PM on Route 13 near the Courthouse Avenue intersection. Reports indicate that an SUV was heading east from Courthouse Ave. onto Route 13 when […] July 17, 2018 READ MORE

Teen Charged Following Deadly VA Beach Crash

A 17-year-old has been arrested on charges of reckless driving and racing that resulted in the death of another following a crash in Virginia Beach last week. The July 12, 2018 accident occurred around 11 PM on Dam Neck Road. Witnesses say they saw the driver of a Subaru Crosstrek and a motorcycle racing on […] July 17, 2018 READ MORE

Charges Pending for Driver in Norfolk Crash

Police have detained a man they say caused a dangerous car accident in Norfolk this week. Initial reports reveal that the July 16, 2018 accident occurred on I-64 near Willoughby in Norfolk. The driver of a BMW was traveling at a high rate of speed when he crashed his car. The man then exited his […] July 16, 2018 READ MORE

Calculating Pain and Suffering

After an accident, there comes a time to tally up all the damage you sustained. In addition to the physical damage done to your vehicle, the medical bills you incurred and the ongoing treatments you may require, you’ll also need to total the amount of pain and suffering you endured. On the face, this sounds […] July 12, 2018 READ MORE

Mandatory Fines for Distracted VA Drivers

Virginia drivers, be aware: new mandatory fines for distracted drivers are in effect as of July 1, 2018. While texting and driving has been against the law for several years now, the new fines are designed to curb distracted driving in construction zones. Get caught reading a text message or answering a phone call while […] July 03, 2018 READ MORE