With the holiday season in full swing and cheaper gas prices, millions of people are travelling on Virginia’s roadways. The volume, as you may have noticed, has increased in many areas. So has the number of both serious and fatal car crashes. To reduce the accidents, Virginia Police have increased patrols on roadways to make sure drivers are being careful and obeying traffic laws. Police are out looking for speeders, reckless drivers, distracted drivers, and impaired drivers, all of which are common causes of deadly accidents. Remember to drive safely this holiday season and make sure you don’t become a statistic. If you’re injured in an accident or receive a serious traffic citation, call Portner & Shure today for a free consultation.