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5/18/2012
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Northern Virginians: Don’t Text and Drive in Road Work Zones

A VA personal injury attorney discusses why it is extremely important for drivers to put down their cell phones when driving in Virginia construction zones.

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4/17/2012
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Study: Fatal Crashes Increase on Tax Day

A recent study shows the dangers of being on the road the last days of tax season. Read more here from a trusted personal injury attorney.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

3/31/2012
L. B. Chandler, Jr., Senior Partner
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Virginia Car Accident Lawyer: Teens Most Distracted by Electronics

A new teen driving study has revealed that older teens and female teens are more likely to be distracted by cell phones and mobile devices while driving.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

2/22/2012
L. B.
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UVA Study: Aging Drivers & Virginia Car Accident Injuries

A study conducted by the University of Virginia has found that seniors over the age of 65 are more likely to suffer serious injuries in Virginia car accidents.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

12/23/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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Three Main Reasons Virginia Traffic Accident Rates Are Down

Record low crash rates in Virginia can be attributed to safer cars, safer roads, and a poor economy, traffic safety experts explain.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

8/18/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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New High-Tech Scanners Will Help Virginia Police Investigate Vehicle Crashes

Virginia law enforcement has a new tool that will help them better understand how vehicle accidents happen: new technology donated by a local company.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

8/17/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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VDOT “Cushion Vehicles” Save Construction Worker Lives

Cushion vehicles help shield construction workers from drivers who are drunk, fatigued, or distracted. Learn more about how they keep construction zones safe.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

7/30/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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Virginia Governor Signs Ashley’s Law After Years Of Struggle

A new Virginia law requires emergency vehicles like police cars to turn on their lights and sirens before speeding through intersections.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

7/29/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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Chain-Reaction Crash On I-81 In Virginia Kills One

A multiple-vehicle accident in Augusta, Virginia, on Interstate 81 left one woman dead and others seriously injured. Police do not know what caused the crash.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

6/30/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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Discount Bus Companies Under Fire After Fatal Virginia Accident

A tragic bus crash in Virginia left four people dead and over a dozen people injured. Now, the federal government is investigating discount bus services.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

6/17/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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Fatal Wheatland Accident Could Be Blamed On Cell Phone

One man was killed in a head-on collision on a Wheatland two-lane highway. Witnesses say that the man was on his cell phone at the time of the crash.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

5/27/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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“Click It Or Ticket Campaign” Begins May 22 Across Virginia

Always buckle up when you drive - especially during the next two weeks in Virginia, during the state's seat belt safety campaign.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

4/26/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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Virginia SUV Driver Charged After Fatal Motorized Scooter Collision

An SUV driver has been charged with failure to yield after she struck and killed a motorized scooter rider in Virginia Beach.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

3/20/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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Suffolk Bus And Van Accident Injures Nine

At least seven children were injured in a van and school bus crash in Suffolk, Virginia. The driver of the van was also seriously injured in the collision.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

3/15/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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Virginia Soldier Killed When Car Collided With Boulder

A man was killed on I-77 in Virginia near Fancy Gap Mounain when he struck a multi-ton boulder that had fallen into the street just moments before.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

2/16/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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Two People Die In Separate Highway Accidents In Virginia

Virginia State Police responded to two fatal car accidents this week, bringing the total deadly traffic accidents for 2011 in Virginia to 54. In both VA car accidents, the driver of the car lost control for unknown reasons seconds before crashing.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

2/15/2011
Dena L. Anderson
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Yorktown, Virginia, Man Killed In Morning Car Accident

One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a car accident in York, Virginia, this week. The accident took place in front of a high school when the driver of the car lost control for an unknown reason. The young man killed in the VA car accident was not wearing his seat belt.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

12/15/2010
Dena L. Anderson
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Driver Causes Virginia Car Accident After Falling Asleep At The Wheel

A Virginia driver fell asleep at the wheel in the early morning hours, causing his vehicle to drift into an oncoming car. Two people suffered injuries in the VA car accident.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

11/17/2010
Dena L. Anderson
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Swoope Car Accident On VA 262 Leaves Driver Seriously Injured

One man was seriously injured and another harmed in a one-car accident that occurred outside of Swoope, Virginia this week. Virginia Police are unsure of what caused the car crash as the passenger of the car was asleep when the accident took place.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

11/16/2010
Dena L. Anderson
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Virginia Man Killed In Hit-And-Run Accident In Hopewell

A man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Interstate 295 in Virginia this week and VA police are still in search of the person who left the scene of the accident.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

10/7/2010
Dena L. Anderson
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New Study: Texting Bans Don’t Work

A new study has found that text messaging bans may not decrease the number of accidents or the amount of texting - and that, in fact, texting laws could increase the number of accidents in Virginia. However, some question the validity of this new research.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

9/15/2010
Dena L. Anderson
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Three Killed In 1-95 Minivan Accident Near Stafford

An elderly couple and their middle-aged daughter-in-law were killed on I-95 near Stafford this week when the driver of the minivan lost control and struck the car in front of it. The minivan struck a tree and rolled over.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

9/14/2010
Dena L. Anderson
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Virginia Beach School Bus Accident Injures One Student

A school bus and a car crashed at an intersection in Virginia beach this week, injuring one student on board the bus. The bus accident is under investigation by Virginia State Police.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

8/15/2010
Dena L. Anderson
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Virginia Teen Dies In Dirt Bike Accident In Loudoun County

A Virginia teen was killed while riding his dirt bile in a Sterling park. The deadly bike accident occurred when the 17-year-old ran into a closed gate and was thrown from his vehicle.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

7/14/2010
Dena L. Anderson
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Virginia Man Found Dead At Scene Of Pickup Truck Accident

A man was killed in a Virginia pickup truck accident after the vehicle ran off of the road and hit an embankment. VA police are not sure whether the man killed in the pickup truck accident was the driver or the passenger.

Category: Automobile Accident Attorneys

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