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Year: 2018

  • SAFETY AND SENIOR DRIVERS

    Aug 18
    Driving can be a tricky area when advanced age becomes a factor. On the one hand, our bodies naturally change over time, and these changes must be taken into consideration. On the other hand, studies have also proven that performance is a better indicator of driving ability than age. So how can you navigate your...
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  • HOW TO HANDLE A DRUNK DRIVER

    Aug 10
    What should you do when faced with a drunk driver on the road? What about when a friend or family member wants to drive after having a few too many? According to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), the chances of being involved in an alcohol-related crash are one in six. Read over some...
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  • PEDESTRIAN SAFETY TIPS TO FOLLOW THIS SUMMER

    Aug 1
    There were 5,987 pedestrian fatalities in 2016. Many of these deaths could have been avoided if proper safety precautions were taken. Here are some pedestrian safety tips to keep you safe this summer in high traffic areas, such as the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. TIPS TO STAY SAFE Increase your visibility. According to NHTSA’s National Center for...
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  • AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE CRASHES AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Jul 25
    An autonomous vehicle is capable of sensing its surroundings and navigating without any human control. These self-driving cars may be paving the way for future transportation, but are they really safer than human drivers? Here is what you need to know. WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES Autonomous cars have a lower crash rate. According to...
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  • WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE A PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER

    Jul 16
    Have you or a loved one been seriously injured in an accident? You could be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries. Here are a few reasons why you should hire a personal injury lawyer. We can calculate what you’re owed. An experienced personal injury attorney will be able to calculate the compensation you’re entitled to based on...
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  • MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AND HOW TO AVOID ACCIDENTS

    Jul 6
    Motorcycles are small, fast, and fun—so what could go wrong? Unfortunately, most of the characteristics that make motorcycles so attractive also make them dangerous. So before you hit the road, make sure to stay safe. Wear a helmet and other protective gear, follow speed limits and other traffic laws, and only drive when in complete...
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  • BAD WEATHER ACCIDENTS

    Jun 21
    Accidents are an unfortunate reality of a driver’s life and can exponentially increase when inclement weather appears. According to the Federal Highway Administration, nearly 22 percent of all accidents are weather-related. That’s over one million accidents each year! Read over these tips and tricks to stay safe while on the road: Slow down: Slow down and...
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  • HOW NOT TO BE HIT BY A CAR PART II

    Jun 11
    Sharing the road with cars can be an easy and pleasant experience, but it also carries risk. When accidents occur, we’re here to guide and support you. In Part II of our bicycle safety series, we’re equipping you with more tips to avoid being hit and how to be a safe and savvy cyclist. 6....
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  • HOW NOT TO GET HIT BY A CAR PART I

    Jun 4
    A great source of exercise and an effective mode of transportation, riding a bike can be a highly enjoyable experience. But for all its simplicity, it’s not without its risks. Obstacles and unaware drivers can mean the difference between getting to your destination or eating a Jell-O cup in a hospital bed. To avoid that dreaded fate,...
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  • HOW CAR SEAT HISTORY STILL AFFECTS YOU

    May 31
    Summer has arrived, and a familiar itch is arising—but it’s not from mosquitoes. It’s the travel bug, and families across the country are preparing for vacations and road trips. If you’re traveling with infants or children, an important part of these preparations is car seats. Before you buckle up, review this history of car seat...
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