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February 2013 Archives

Thanks to potholes, Virginians must drive extra carefully

When natural hazards, such as the weather, or man-made dangers, such as a stray construction cone, pose a danger to motorists, it's important for drivers to still show responsibility on the road. A car crash can easily result from either of the above, and other motorists or pedestrians can sustain serious injuries either way. The recent controversy surrounding a Virginia public official underscores the presence of potholes on the state's roads.

Virginia Tech study shows risks of distracted drivers

Whether one is behind the wheel of an 18-wheeler or a moped, it is imperative to devote one's full attention to the road ahead. However, in today's high-tech world, distractions can prove more dangerous for drivers than ever before. According to information from the Virginia Tech Traffic Institute, distracted driving contributed to 6,000 fatalities in America in 2010, the most recent year such data is available. Moreover, distracted driving was a factor in 500,000 injuries.

Felony hit and run charges for Virginia driver

Parts of a car left at the scene of an accident proved to be instrumental in tracking-down the vehicle's driver, whom Virginia police say fled the scene of a deadly crash on January 29. Along with help from the Wilson Fire Department, Virginia State Police investigated a traumatic incident that left a 47-year-old man dead and another man on the run.

Icy Virginia roads lead to staggering number of car accidents

Over a period of just nine hours during the winter storm of Friday, January 25, Virginia Beach police responded to a massive number of auto crashes. Almost 200 car accidents tangled-up the icy roadways that day, with a total of 275 accidents in Virginia Beach over the entire weekend. The time period between 3 p.m. and midnight that Friday, though, was the busiest for area responders. They were called to the scenes of 185 accidents that afternoon and evening, with nine of those featuring reported injuries.

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