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The Virginia Motor Vehicle Code – Your Guide to Motor Vehicle Safety

Vehicle accidents can cause serious injuries and even death. It is the major reasons why Virginia has a Motor Vehicle Code.

Who is protected by the Motor Vehicle Code?

Motor vehicles, in Virginia, include automobiles, trucks, motorcycles and scooters. The motor vehicle code protects other motor vehicle drivers and bicyclists and pedestrians.


The Virginia Motor Vehicle helps prevent accidents by making sure:

  • Drivers are properly trained before they get their license.
  • Drivers don’t drive because their license is suspended.
  • Vehicles are properly titled and inspected
  • Drivers have the correct insurance
  • Drivers comply with all traffic rules
  • Vehicle dealers provide safe cars.

Whenever there is accident, one of the first things a trained motor vehicle lawyer will do is consult the Virginia Motor Vehicle Code to see if the parties (driver, owner, dealer, etc.) responsible for the accident complied with the state motor vehicle laws. A failure to comply with the laws is a good starting point for showing that the party was negligent.

How Our Firm Can Help

If you or someone you know was involved in a motor vehicle (car, truck, motorcycle or scooter) accident in Virginia – make sure that you really do contact an attorney. It is easy to do.

If you or a loved one has been in any type of vehicle accident, especially if it’s a wrongful death case, it’s time to call attorney Joe Miller for some help. You want to have someone on your side that can help you with the legal questions that you are sure to have, and who can explain everything that’s going to be happening. Experience Strong Justice SM by visiting www.joemillerinjurylaw.com or calling us toll free at 1-888-694-1671.

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