Snowstorms hit the Richmond area last month and Virginia police responded to dozens of car crashes over President’s Day weekend. According to this article published at the Washington Post, Virginia police had responded to over 700 crashes across the state.
Fortunately, the weather report for the next week or so looks pretty good with no snow being predicted. However, there will be some rain here and there, so be mindful of the road conditions and always stay alert.
It’s no surprise that there were many car accidents because of the snowy weather, but there are things that you can do as a driver to reduce the risk of getting into an accident. Here are a couple articles we’ve posted in the past that provide tips for driving during snowy or icy weather:
The best thing you can do when driving in snowy weather is to drive as slow as possible and to avoid driving on the highways.
If you are involved in an accident, and you don’t believe it was your fault, it’s important to consult with a Virginia personal injury attorney to see what your options are.
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