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    • Virginia Police Arrest DUI Driver Who Killed 1

      Virginia Police Arrest DUI Driver Who Killed 1

      Police in Loudoun County, Virginia have arrested a 26 year old man in an alleged drunk driving crash that killed a women and injured one other on Feb. 21.  The Virginia State Police reported that the drunk driver crashed his […]

    • Norfolk Man Pleads Guilty to DUI, Killing Pre-Law Student

      Norfolk Man Pleads Guilty to DUI, Killing Pre-Law Student

      A 22 year old man – Paul James Fraki – pleaded guilty on Feb. 7 to killing an Old Dominion University pre-law student while driving drunk.  The drunk driver pleaded guilty to aggravated involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence. Fraki […]

    • Driver Charged in Bland County, Virginia Pedestrian Deaths

      Driver Charged in Bland County, Virginia Pedestrian Deaths

      Two women died and a third was seriously injured after a car hit three pedestrians in Bland County, Virginia on Feb. 19.  Virginia State Police have charged a 27 year old male driver with three felony counts of hit-and-run, one count […]

    • 6,000 Americans Die Due to Drowsy Driving Annually

      6,000 Americans Die Due to Drowsy Driving Annually

      A recent study suggests that as many as 6,000 Americans die annually in drowsy driving-related wrecks.  Researchers in the journal Sleep noted that millions of American drivers fall asleep at the wheel every month, and 15% of deadly crashes involve […]

    • Driver Killed When Tractor-Trailer Goes Off CBBT

      Driver Killed When Tractor-Trailer Goes Off CBBT

      An investigation is under way to find out what caused a tractor-trailer to drive off the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT) and plunge deep into the waters Thursday afternoon. Emergency responders managed to pull the 47-year-old driver of […]

    • Woman Dead in Petersburg, VA Dump Truck Crash

      Woman Dead in Petersburg, VA Dump Truck Crash

      Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly dump truck crash in Petersburg, Virginia on Jan. 30. The police stated that the fatal dump truck crash involved three other vehicles.  The crash happened near Wagner Road in Petersburg. Two dump trucks were […]

    • Will the NHTSA Change Its Vehicle Recall Process?

      Will the NHTSA Change Its Vehicle Recall Process?

      A recent decision by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) may be an indication that the agency could eventually change the process by which it issues vehicle recalls. The current recall process involves manufacturers notifying vehicle owners by mail […]

    • Tennessee Legislator Pushes for School Bus Seatbelts

      Tennessee Legislator Pushes for School Bus Seatbelts

      Tennessee State Rep. JoAnne Favors is using a bill that was written in 2015 in response to a fatal Knoxville, Tennessee school bus crash as the starting point to address safety concerns regarding lack of seatbelts in Hamilton County TN school […]

    • 3 Dead in Head-On Truck Crash in Fluvanna County, Virginia

      3 Dead in Head-On Truck Crash in Fluvanna County, Virginia

      Fluvanna County, Virginia Sheriff Eric Hess is urging county residents and truckers to drive with more caution after a terrible Jan. 24 truck crash near Bremo Bluff. The Virginia State Police reported that the deadly tractor trailer crash happened that day […]

    • Who Protects the Public from Dangerous and Defective Products?

      Who Protects the Public from Dangerous and Defective Products?

      As consumers, we have the right to expect that the products we purchase are safe. We expect that the product we are buying has gone through rigorous testing and inspections to ensure that it is safe. Unfortunately, that isn’t always […]