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Category: Safe Driving

  • RAISE YOUR AWARENESS ABOUT DISTRACTED DRIVING

    Apr 12
    Distracted driving is one of the fastest growing safety issues on the road today. Every day, thousands of people are injured in distracted driving accidents. It only takes a few seconds of taking your eyes off the road for an unfortunate accident to happen. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 3,142 people were...
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  • SIX TIPS TO STAY SAFE DRIVING IN WINTERY CONDITIONS

    Jan 18
    The winter months can present challenges for drivers in the form of snow, sleet, and ice. Unfortunately, these hazardous conditions cause an increase in car accidents, many involving injuries and some even fatal. According to the US Department of Transportation, over 1,300 people are killed and more than 116,000 people are injured every year in car wrecks...
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  • ROAD TRIP SAFETY TIPS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

    Nov 22
    The time between Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day is a busy time of year – both in our personal lives and on the roads. It is also known as one of the most dangerous times to be on the road due to heavy traffic, distracted and drunk drivers, stress, and inclement weather. AAA predicts that...
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  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS FOR DRIVERS, BICYCLE RIDERS, AND PEDESTRIANS

    Aug 3
    The summer has flown by and that means it’s almost back to school time! As kids and teens across Hampton Roads are starting to get ready for in-person learning after more than a year of being mostly virtual, now is a good time for everyone to get a refresher on the hazards that can arise...
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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING ENOUGH AUTO INSURANCE COVERAGE IN VIRGINIA

    Jul 19
    According to the Insurance Information Institute (iii.org), approximately 1 in 10 drivers in Virginia are uninsured, and it may be even higher. This means that you could easily be involved in a car accident with another driver that does not have auto insurance. You may also be involved in an accident with someone that does not have enough auto...
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  • KEEPING TEEN DRIVERS SAFE DURING DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH

    Apr 2
    It only takes a few seconds to take your eyes off the road, read a text, and get into a car accident. In today’s world, distractions are everywhere, and distracted driving has become a serious problem in Virginia and across the country. Every day, about eight people lose their lives in distracted driving accidents in...
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  • WHAT TO DO IF YOUR CAR STARTS TO HYDROPLANE

    Jan 12
    WHAT IS HYDROPLANING?   Driving in the rain is risky for several reasons, including hindered visibility, less steering control, and the need for greater stopping distances. When motorists fail to adjust their driving habits for rainy conditions, vehicles can begin to hydroplane. Also known as “aquaplaning,” hydroplaning may occur when your vehicle tires lose grip with...
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  • NEW YEAR, NEW SAFE DRIVING TIPS & TECH

    Jan 4
    With the new year here, it is time to reevaluate and improve many parts of our lives. Most people make New Year’s Resolutions about their relationships and careers. But at Huffman & Huffman Brothers-in-Law, PLLC, we think it also makes sense to put driving safety at the top of your resolutions list. Technology is constantly...
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  • OCTOBER IS FALL CAR CARE MONTH!

    Oct 29
    Each year, the Car Care Council brings awareness to the importance of regular car maintenance by designating two car care months: one for spring and one for fall. Fall car care is especially important for drivers who intend on operating their vehicles during the winter months, which can produce obstacles like ice and snow. Our team is...
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  • HALLOWEEN SAFETY: AVOIDING ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES

    Oct 13
    Halloween is a favorite time of year for many children and adults alike. From pumpkins to costumes, orange lights, and festive movies, there’s something for anyone of any age to enjoy. While this year’s holidays may be slightly different due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, you can bet there the same scary dangers that lurk...
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