Tag: driving

The season of dangerous roads is still here

The harshest of the winter months may be behind us, but that doesn’t mean Winter weather is entirely gone. We still have a few more weeks at least – six if you believe Punxsutawney Phil – during which we might experience cold temperatures, heavy winds, snow, or sleet.


AAA: Wet weather driving tips

AAA Mid-Atlantic is urging drivers to plan ahead, use caution and pack some patience when driving.

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Truck drivers encourage safe driving this Memorial Day weekend

The Virginia Trucking Association is turning attention to highway safety in anticipation of a busy Memorial Day weekend.

Snow coming: Virginia State Police urge you to drive to save lives

As the first of two forecasted snow storms makes its way across the Commonwealth Wednesday, Virginians are encouraged to plan ahead.

Professional drivers offer safe driving tips for Christmas holiday travel

The Virginia Trucking Association is urging the 2.8 million Virginians expected to travel our highways over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays to drive safely.

Virginia drivers entering peak season for deer collisions

Virginia is ranked 10th nationwide for the deer collisions. In 2014, Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. received 2,415 claims related to collisions with deer out of 101,167 personal, commercial and fleet auto policies. That marks a decrease from 2013, when the company received 2,971 claims related to collisions with deer.

Virginia schools kick off campaign to encourage safe teen driving during high-risk months

With warm weather just around the corner, schools from across the commonwealth are kicking off a safety campaign for youth and teens to encourage safe driving behaviors and passenger safety.


SCC reminds Virginians of insurance implications of distracted driving

Taking your eyes off the road when driving, even for a moment, can result in injury, property damage, and even death. It can also put a dent in your auto insurance if you get a ticket or cause an accident.