Tragedy on I-81

The Harrisonburg Daily News Record reports on a tragic accident that occurred last Friday November 28 on Interstate 81 north of New Market. A sudden snow storm came up and made the roads slick, causing some vehicles to run off the road. Jose Alberto Sarmiento of Texas apparently lost control of his truck and caused

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Teen accident deaths rise in September and October

The Virginia State Police report a sudden rise in the number of car accident related teen deaths during September and October. There were 23 deaths during this eight-week period. There have also been 12 traffic accident related deaths during the first few weeks of November. Colonel W. Steven Flaherty, Superintendent of Virginia State Police says,

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Be careful driving this Thanksgiving

In a press release from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, John Saunders, director of DMV’s Virginia Highway Safety Office says “Although we’re seeing a drop in roadway deaths, drivers still need to be vigilant, especially with the Thanksgiving holiday approaching. Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the deadliest times of the year on our highways.

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Review of Ohio Dog Bite Book

The Ohio Dog Bite Book by Attorney Charles Boyk in Toledo is a consumer guide for victims of vicious dogs. Boyk provides tips on what to do when injury occurs. The Ohio strict liability concept is explained clearly. He covers Pit Bulls and outlines how to maximize recovery. The book provides the do’s and don’ts

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Slow Down Move Over Law

There is a little-known law that was passed five years ago that requires motorists to slow down and/or move over when there is a stationary emergency vehicle that is displaying its lights. If the motorist is driving a highway with at least four lanes, he must, if possible, make a lane change into a lane

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