Remember to Share the Road

Anyone walking, running or cycling is no match for a 4,000 pound car.   And that is one of the main motivations behind Bicyclist and Pedestrian Awareness Month in Virginia. We know that distracted drivers are one of the biggest dangers to bicyclists and pedestrians. So we encourage drivers to drive with their eyes forward … Continue reading

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Texting and driving: 3 distractions in 1

One of the biggest safety issues facing us today is a distracted driver. Most of us (90%) drive to work. But did you know that the trip to work and home is the most dangerous part of your day. What makes it so dangerous – a distracted driver. When we talk about distracted drivers the … Continue reading

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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

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Winter Weather

Winter can be a challenging season to drive in – even for the most experienced driver. But you take a quick moving snow storm that’s expected to blanket the mid-Atlantic and we could be for a big mess at the least and dangerous or deadly traffic conditions at the worst.    Here are a few … Continue reading

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Virginia Expecting First Winter Weather Blast

Sometime this week, probably tonight and Tuesday many Virginia residents will experience a light, wintry mix of rain, sleet and snow. There’s little to no accumulation expected, still this winter weather could make roads slick. Because many of us are planning to travel for Thanksgiving, there’s also the potential for a great number of traffic … Continue reading

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