Ralph Northam

Virginians, Stay Alert Behind the Wheel

Virginians, Stay Alert Behind the Wheel

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia and Trusted Choice® want to educate Virginia drivers on the importance of staying alert behind the wheel.

This comes off the back of the Virginia General Assembly ratifying Wednesday an amendment proposed by Gov. Ralph Northam to the recently-passed SB 1768 last week that would prohibit drivers across the commonwealth from holding a cell phone or other communications device while on Virginia motorways.

"The time has come for the Commonwealth to implement an effective and fair law to combat distracted driving," Gov. Northam said in a statement. "Too many families...