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“My dad lost both of his legs above the knee due to a distracted driver.”

This award-winning essay was written by┬áBreonna Hughes. Breonna’s father, Brad Hughes, speaks to corporate, school, and military groups about the dangers of distracted driving. He is one of DRIVE SMART Virginia’s most dedicated volunteers. Brad asks that you sign our petition urging the General Assembly to Make Virginia Drivers Put Down the Phone. At 16, … Continue reading

Filed Under: Distracted Driving, Teens, Winter Weather

Winter Weather Do’s and Don’ts

In just a few hours a major winter storm is forecast to hit much of Virginia, snarling traffic, closing schools and businesses and causing power outages. In this space I want to appeal to drivers and their common sense and urge yoiu to stay off the roads until travel is safe. I realize that sometimes … Continue reading

Filed Under: Winter Weather