Tag: DUI

Impaired driver wrecks mom’s truck in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Crimora man after he crashed his mom’s truck into a utility pole earlier Saturday while driving under the influence.

How tough is Virginia on DUI?

With drunk driving causing nearly a third of all motor vehicle fatalities and with penalties for DUI varying widely by state, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Strictest and Most Lenient States on DUI.

Candlelight vigil Sunday for Waynesboro mother, daughter killed by drunk driver

A candlelight vigil for Sandra and Haylee Martin, who were killed when a drunk driver ran a red light in Augusta County on Monday, is scheduled for Sunday at 6 p.m. in the parking lot at Kate Collins Middle School, where Haylee was a sixth-grade student.

Update: Waynesboro mother, daughter killed in Route 250 DUI

A Waynesboro woman and her 12-year-old daughter were killed when their vehicle was struck by a driver who has been charged with DUI.

Virginia State Police investigating fatal car accident on Route 250 in Augusta County

At 6:18 p.m. Monday (April 20), Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred at the intersection of Route 250 and Route 792.

Virginia State Police: Drive to save lives

This time of year, with all the holiday parties and festive occasions, many partygoers will be drinking. If you’re celebrating with alcohol this holiday season, the Virginia State Police has a message for you: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.

One dead in Route 340 DUI in Augusta County

At 1:42 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 18), Virginia State Police Sr. Trooper D.C. Brydge responded to a single-vehicle crash in the Augusta County community of Crimora. The crash occurred on Route 340, approximately one mile north of Route 612.

Thanksgiving driving fatalities experience record decline in Virginia

Despite the challenging weather at the start of the 2014 Thanksgiving weekend in Virginia, preliminary numbers indicate a record decline in traffic fatalities over the holiday statistical counting period.


Seniors support tougher driving laws on … seniors

An overwhelming majority of seniors support greater scrutiny in the license-renewal process for themselves and their peers.

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Letter: UNC academic scandal

Personally I think that UNC should abandon their sports program for a couple years, then field a group of students that can play, and do the academics. There are many good kids who have gone on to professional sports, and made excellent examples of what a student-athlete should be.

Governor debuts Virginia Faces of Drunk Driving site to combat DUI

Following last year’s increase in drunk driving fatalities – the first rise in six years – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe unveiled a powerful new tool to keep drunk drivers off of the Commonwealth’s roadways.

Drunk driver bumps his way to arrest in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested an Afton man after he hit a couple of parked cars while driving in an inebriated state over the weekend.

State Police beefing up DUI enforcement Labor Day weekend

As the last holiday weekend of the summer season approaches, motorists traveling through the Commonwealth this Labor Day weekend can expect to see significant increased enforcement by the Virginia State Police.

Millboro man charged with DUI in ugly crash in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash that has left a Waynesboro man in critical condition at the UVA Medical Center and the other one facing serious charges.

Virginia State Police investigating fatal ATV DUI in Fluvanna County

Virginia State Police Trooper K.K. Brown is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Fluvanna County on Aug. 15, 2014. The crash occurred at 8:32 p.m. on Route 761, approximately 4 miles west of Route 619.

Shoplifting, chase, DUI: Pursuit leads to Waynesboro arrest

Scott Daniel McCray was arrested Thursday on a Waynesboro General District Court Capias failure to appear warrant.

State Police investigating fatal Nelson County crash

Virginia State Police Sr. Trooper J.D. Allen responded to a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County Aug. 5, 2014. The crash occurred at 10:36 p.m. on Route 6, less than a mile west of Route 151.

Virginia reaches temporary agreement to allow safe, regulated operation of Uber and Lyft

Governor Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced Wednesday that the Commonwealth of Virginia has reached an agreement with transportation network companies Uber and Lyft that will help ensure the safety of passengers, bring the companies into compliance with Virginia law, provide transparency into their operations, and promote a level playing field for transportation providers.

Virginia State Police encourages Drive to Save Lives

As Virginians prepare to celebrate our nation’s independence, the Virginia State Police encourages everyone to include traffic safety as an integral part of their preparations and activities.


AAA: Despite high gas prices, record July 4 travel projected

Not even in 2001, 13 years ago when AAA began keeping holiday travel records, did as many Virginians travel for Independence Day as will in 2014, according to AAA.

Drunk driver ends up stuck on golf course bridge

The Waynesboro Police Department charged a Stuarts Draft man earlier today for DUI after a shortcut he was trying to take resulted in him traveling through the golf course at the Waynesboro Country Club.

Eight die in traffic crashes in Virginia on Memorial Day weekend

Eight people lost their lives in eight traffic crashes across the Commonwealth, according to preliminary reports for the 2014 Memorial Day weekend.

Drive to Save Lives yields nearly 700 summonses, arrests

From Charlottesville to North Carolina, state troopers, police officers and sheriff’s deputies joined forces as part of the nationwide Drive to Save Lives ongoing traffic safety campaign.

Virginia State Police target dangerous drivers on local highways

From Charlottesville to North Carolina, state troopers, police officers and sheriff’s deputies will be stepping up enforcement as part of the nationwide Drive to Save Lives ongoing traffic safety campaign.