Talking on your cell phone while driving can bring a ticket and fine

Has your cell phone rang in your car since the start of 2021? If so, did you pick it up and answer it? Congratulations you broke the law for doing so. On Jan. 1, drivers cannot hold a cell phone while driving. It is a primary fine, which means a police officer does not need […]

Driving in the snow

Floyd County Schools closed Monday. So are nearly all public and private schools in the New River and Roanoke valleys.

Still a lot of snow on the ground and with temperatures Monday remaining below freezing, the chances of much melting are nil.

Stupid is, stupid does

Doesn’t take a lot of effort to witness outright stupidity and dangerous behavior on the road these days. Not long ago, while filming some nighttime footage in Floyd, the sound of a siren punctuated the night as pedestrians crossed the road at Main and Locust Streets and a car approached the stop light and intersection […]

Put the pedal to the metal

New speed limit signs went up on parts of Virginia Interstates this week, increasing the “legal” speed limit to 70 miles-per-hour. Which means drivers on I-81 have an additional fives miles per hour of grace since most people drive the super slab at between 70 and 75. A State Trooper won’t tell you openly that […]