Weirdest Traffic Laws (A-C)

Aug 14

Weirdest Traffic Laws (A-C)

Keeping up with different state laws can be as difficult as “Keeping up with the Kardashians”—they’re a little wacky and sometimes you can’t understand them, but all in all they can be fairly entertaining! For example, did you know that in Alabama you aren’t able to carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket at any time? Apparently Georgia thought this...

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July 4th: Deadliest Holiday for American Motorists

Jul 03

July 4th: Deadliest Holiday for American Motorists

When we think of the Fourth of July, I’d say the first thoughts that pop into our heads are freedom, America, barbeques, family, etc. Many of us don’t think of all the dangers that could occur, especially as a driver (at least nothing terribly different from every other day we get in our vehicles). I’ve always been told to “be safe” every time I’ve taken...

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Fourth of July

Jul 01

Fourth of July

Perseverance, diligence, courage, honor, pride—these qualities and many more are what caused Americans to separate themselves from Great Britain in the 18th century. With our Declaration of Independence drafted by the infamous Thomas Jefferson, our country and everyone in it has celebrated and rejoiced in our many freedoms since 1776. With our forefathers who...

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New Driving Laws for Virginia to be in Effect July 1

Jun 28

New Driving Laws for Virginia to be in Effect July 1

As distracted driving and the amount of DWI (driving while intoxicated) convictions have risen, so has Virginia’s concern for its residents. With more than 42,000 crashes on their roadways and 325 fatalities in their state this year alone, the State of Virginia is taking matters into its own hands and adding a few new driving laws that will take effect July 1st....

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Being a Bicyclist on the Road

Jun 20

Being a Bicyclist on the Road

Since the dawn of time, bicyclists and motorists haven’t always known to get along. Bicyclists just want to ride their bicycle, they just want to ride their bike (“Bicycle Race” by Queen) and motorists just want to go “beep beep, beep beep, yeah” (“Drive My Car” by The Beatles)! I get it. When you are on a bicycle enjoying the freedom of the wind in...

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About 40 Percent of Designated Drivers Drink Before Driving

Jun 13

About 40 Percent of Designated Drivers Drink Before Driving

I get it. Being the designated driver may not be the most exciting thing you could do on your Saturday night, but putting peoples’ lives in danger isn’t how you want to spend your weekend either. A designated driver as defined by Merriam-Webster.com is “a person chosen to abstain from intoxicants (as alcohol) so as to transport others safely who are not...

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