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Roanoke Drivers at Higher Risk of Accidents in Rural Areas

Decades of traffic accident research have provided Virginia drivers with insight into the risk factors for experiencing car accidents. Research also reveals risk factors for fatal injuries. This allows drivers to mitigate the damage of car accident injuries through simple safety measures. Now, new research has identified another risk factor for the severity of car...

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Car Crashes a Leading Cause of Death to Virginia Children

Children face many dangers daily. While parents cannot protect them from all hazards, risks can be mitigated with appropriate safety measures. Car accidents are a leading cause of death for both young children and teen drivers. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motor vehicle crashes are responsible for one out of every four...

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Reducing Bicycle Accident Fatalities in Virginia

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that over one thousand bicyclists died in traffic accidents in 2015. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, these  fatalities represent a 12.2 percent increase over the previous year. The National Safety Council also reports that bicycle injuries and death cost Americans over $4 billion every year....

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Roanoke Motorcycle Accident Risk Rises in Summer

Virginia roads are a prime destination for scenic summer rides on motorcycles. Although more motorcyclists are on the streets during the warmer months, those in larger motor vehicles still aren't used to seeing them and therefore don't watch out. Our motorcycle accident attorneys in Roanoke know that according to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)...

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Aggressive Driving Heightens Car Accident Risks

Aggressive driving in Virginia made national headlines last year when a dangerous highway drama unfolded on Interstate 95, where two drivers were "driving aggressively toward one another) during the morning rush hour. One motorist was in a sport utility vehicle, while the other was in a pickup truck. When one driver moved to change lanes,...

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Roanoke, VA Young Adult Drivers are the Riskiest on the Roads

Most people assume that brand new drivers the most dangerous drivers on the roads. It would seem logical that a 16-year-old who just got their driver's license has little experience behind the wheel and may not know how to react in all driving situations. The surprising reality is these drivers may actually not be as big of a threat as drivers...

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