Vehicle inspections are necessary for ensuring that every car on the road is held to a similar standard of reliability and safety for everybody. But perhaps one traffic cop in Fairfax County, Virginia takes traffic enforcement a little too seriously.
The state of Virginia has decided to open up 70 miles of its public highways to companies that are developing self-driving cars.
Looks like no one can escape Virginia's justice when it comes to speeders, not even loaded dudes like Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth. Following his December conviction for reckless driving there, Werth today was sentenced to five days in jail. He'll turn himself in on Friday.
You, as a motorist, should know that really bad things happen when you drive too fast in Virginia. The commonwealth takes speeding more seriously than just about anywhere else in America, and penalties are heavy for those with a need for speed. But a new bill in the Virginia General Assembly could make things a bit…
There were 'dozens' of school bus accidents in the Washington D.C. area this morning as a result of school districts making the bad decision to open schools on time despite a thick coating of snow on area roads. As usual, officials are blaming weather forecasters instead of taking responsibility for their actions.
You might be surprised what happens if you get stopped for speeding in Virginia. Even if you don't live here, you may find yourself passing through for business or vacation. Educate yourself in advance.
In some places, getting caught speeding simply means an expensive traffic ticket. Virginia is not one of those places. Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth is about to get acquainted with how seriously the state deals with speed.
If there's one thing I hope you learn from reading Jalopnik, it's that you shouldn't speed in Virginia because the state treats excessive speed as a serious criminal offense instead of a traffic citation. Washington Nationals player Jayson Werth may soon learn that the hard way.
As you've probably heard, Patrick spent three days in jail after doing 93 mph in a 55 zone in the middle of nowhere in Virginia. If you also think that's insane, avoid going to Virginia, or if you must, try using any of these five fine automobiles.
A "Princess Tours" coach bus wiped out and flipped over in the slushy shitstorm that is the Virginia highway system this morning. Authorities have confirmed there were no life-threatening injuries to any of the 53 passengers, but the driver has been arrested for reckless driving.
I debated not going to Katie's this morning since the turnout has dwindled due to the cold weather, however I knew Volkswagen HQ had both a Veyron and an XL1 on hand this week. I decided to come on the chance an XL1 did appear, despite my being told that it almost certainly would not come. Much to my delight, VW…
You ever think what would happen if you just went through one of those E-Z Pass lanes that don't have a gate? And then nothing happens, so you just sorta do it again? And again? And again and again and again and then it turns out you racked up over $200,000? No? Weird. That's what one guy in Virginia did.
Ashlee Owens of Amelia, Virginia recently faced an interesting problem. Her driver's license was revoked because of an issue with the DMV, and the only way to resolve it was to go there in person. But how was she to do that without driving a car?
Since this will be my first post on Oppo, allow me to introduce myself! I am Harris Lue, 21 year old Graphic Design Student at East Carolina University with a huge passion for all things car, and I work for my best friend Kenny Forbes' race team designing his cars and all promotional materials.
Emergency landings happen in all sorts of interesting places, like highways and the ocean. But after running out of gas, one pilot in Virginia managed to emergency land his Piper in a rather convenient place: A gas station. Brilliant!
Hide your kids, hide your Prius! There's a sinister criminal on the loose in Arlington, Virginia, and he's targeting the weakest and most vulnerable among us: our hybrid cars!
Don't text while you're driving. Especially don't text while driving if your license has been suspended. And especially don't slam into a police car if you're texting while driving and your license has been suspended.
Here's a sure sign that you need new friends in your life: when one of them bites your ear off during an argument in a car.
Unexpected guests are the worst, am I right? Especially when they show up late at night, unannounced, and by crashing their plane into your apartment.
Emergency crews in Virginia are currently working a 75-car crash that reportedly killed three people and sent 25 others to the hospital near the North Carolina state line this afternoon, according to local news reports.