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Virginia Driving Restriction

Teen-Specific Driving Restrictions in Virginia

Parents of teenage drivers in Virginia can breathe a little easier. The state has implemented three teen-specific restrictions that will go a long way toward keeping new drivers safe for their first few years behind the wheel. These restrictions, as outlined by the Department of...

Virginia Distracted Driving

The Distracted Driving Epidemic – How Virginia Drivers Can Curb the Bad Habit

Over the last decade, the cell phone has joined the wallet and keys as an indispensable part of our everyday ensemble. Before they leave for work every morning, millions of Americans have their phones in hand. Technology has made it easier than ever to stay...

Unbelievable Driving Laws in Virginia

Bizarre and Unbelievable Driving Laws in Virginia

Throughout the relatively short history of the United States, thousands of laws have been written and approved, both at the state and national levels. Many of them are fair and just, and have sound reasoning behind them. Others, however, share none of those characteristics. How...

Top 5 Scenic Drives Virginias

Virginia is for Drivers – 5 Scenic Drives You Don’t Want to Miss

Looking for a relaxing way to spend a Sunday? Virgina’s official Tourism Website has 5 suggestions that provide something for everyone: 1. SKYLINE DRIVE This stretch runs through the famous Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park, for a total of 105 miles. With 75...

Driving Safely In Winter Weather

Virginia in The Winter – How to Drive Safely in Bad Weather

Virginia is one of those states unlucky enough to get the worst of both worlds—sweltering hot summers and icy cold winters. This makes driving a constant challenge. The Department of Motor Vehicles offers some sage advice for when Mother Nature is acting up, and by...

What is the Virginia Driver Improvement Program?

What is the Virginia Driver Improvement Program?

How likely are you to be involved in a vehicle crash? It may surprise you to learn that the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) says you have a 1 in 4 chance. In an effort to reduce the amount of crashes, the DMV has...

Virginia School Bus Safety Program

School Bus Safety in Virginia – Everything You Should and Shouldn’t Do

The rules for dealing with school buses can be confusing to new drivers. The big yellow behemoths are in a category all their own. But understanding why the laws are in place can help you remember to follow them without a second thought. HOW YOU...

Reckless Driving Ticket in Virginia

Consequences of Reckless Driving in Virginia

Did you know the traffic code in Virginia has over 20 sections that pertain to reckless driving? Unlike a speeding ticket or standard traffic offense, reckless driving is treated as a misdemeanor in Virginia. It’s important to understand what constitutes reckless driving, and if a...