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March 2014 Archives

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Alleged driver in Virginia hit-and-run taken into custody

When it comes to hit-and-run accidents, Virginia residents understand that time is of the essence. Identifying, locating and arresting the driver believed responsible for such an accident becomes a priority for law enforcement officials investigating the incident. Not only is it necessary to preserve as much evidence as possible that could disappear over time, but the family of the victim or victims deserves answers.

Virginia car vs. bus crash kills 1, injures several others

At first, Virginia State Police troopers thought that a car had simply cut off a shuttle bus returning from a birthday party in the nation's capital. Further investigation revealed that the car and the bus actually made contact. The crash killed one person and injured several others.

Jogger in Virginia killed in pedestrian vs. car accident

Many Virginia residents enjoy a morning jog through the streets of the town or city in which they live. Unfortunately, joggers are just as vulnerable as any other pedestrian, particularly when they are forced to cross streets when no sidewalk is available. Drivers owe a duty of care not only to other vehicles on the road but also to pedestrians in order to avoid a serious or deadly pedestrian vs. car accident.

Virginia pedestrian struck by an alleged drunk driver

Virginia drivers are required to be in control of their vehicles at all times. Anything that takes a driver's attention off the road can cause an accident. That is just one of the reasons that a drunk driver is such a danger to himself or herself and everyone else that happens to get in the way.

Virginia teens challenge peers to buckle up when in a vehicle

With all of the advances in safety technology in vehicles, it is an older piece of safety equipment that stands the test of time when it comes to saving lives -- the seat belt. A group of Virginia teens is challenging its peers to always buckle up when either driving or riding in a vehicle. This challenge comes in the wake of the death of a 15-year-old girl who was thrown out of a car during a collision. Law enforcement officials believe she may have survived the crash if she had been wearing her seat belt.