While the stories may sometimes be a little overblown, there is considerable truth behind the common perception that teenage drivers tend to cause car accidents at a higher rate. For example, recent statistics showed that, financially, teenage drivers are costing more than their fair share when it comes to car accidents.
This blog has previously talked how many truckers and other commercial drivers in Virginia must follow federal hours of service regulations.
Virginia is a comparatively safe state for motorists. In fact, according to researchers, the Old Dominion is the 37th most dangerous state for drivers. Still, because around 70% of motor vehicle accidents occur within 10 miles of home, state safety statistics may not paint a realistic picture of your risk.