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    • Drunk Driving Deaths Fall In DC Region, But 15k Arrests Still Made Annually

      Drunk Driving Deaths Fall In DC Region, But 15k Arrests Still Made Annually

      The number of drunk driving deaths in the Washington DC metro area fell by double digits in the region in 2015, as there were smaller numbers of DUI crashes and arrests, according to a recent report released in February 2017. […]

    • Virginia Governor Signs New Drunk Driving Law

      Virginia Governor Signs New Drunk Driving Law

      A new DUI law signed this month by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe will establish new procedures for drunk driving cases in the Commonwealth.  The new law was passed after the US Supreme Court issued a new ruling last year that […]

    • Makers of Xarelto Pay Physicians More Than Any Other Drug Company

      Makers of Xarelto Pay Physicians More Than Any Other Drug Company

      Far too often, our Virginia personal injury law firm has brought our readers information about dangerous drugs which are on the market despite the serious side effects they can cause. One of those drugs we’ve written about is Xarelto, a […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]