Entries by Gary Straw

Virginia Senate Passes Drunk Driving Bill

The Senate passed a bill allowing Virginians to drive while intoxicated if they are on their own property or adjoining property. In 2018, a bill introduced by Senator Richard Stuart, R-King George, allowing similar liberties was struck down by the House. The failed 2018 legislation was meant to reinforce that the drunk driving laws in […]

Virginia Has Highest Motorcycle Death Rate in a Decade

In Virginia, 2019 has seeing a significant increase in motorcyclist deaths over previous years, with seven reported so far. The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) reports that in all seven of these accidents, the driver was not wearing a helmet. These deaths mark a decade high for the State of Virginia. While 2019 only has […]