Updated: 12:49 PM A local law firm is helping to spread the message of distracted driving to area high school students.
Updated: 11:02 AM A local law firm is helping to spread the message of distracted driving, an action it calls a "selfish choice."
Updated: 8:42 PM We've all seen them on the sides of the roads, maybe you've even had to slam on your brakes to avoid hitting them. Deer are a big problem this time of year.
Updated: 8:41 AM When it is time for teenager to get behind the wheel, many parents look at what insurance policy they need. Although insurance can be expensive there are some ways to pay for a policy at a low price. The type of car a teen drives can affect how much a parent will have to pay.
Updated: 6:58 PM Some students spent their summer at Greenlight Driving School in Charlottesville. Owner and driving instructor Sheila Jones says before teens head back to school they should become familiar with their route and to make sure their cell phones are not around them while driving.
Posted: 3:21 PM While shopping for a car, there is a lot to think about, especially when buying one for a teenager.
Updated: 2:32 PM Could hitting the gym do more than just burn a few calories? Researchers at the University of Virginia are looking to see if staying in shape can keep teens safe behind the wheel.
Updated: 6:21 PM Experts say the month of me is the most dangerous month for teenagers to be on the road driving.
Updated: 9:31 AM April is National Distracted Driver Awareness month, and members of one area law firm are doing their part to bring local attention to the problem. Representatives with MichieHamlett will be traveling to area schools to discuss the dangers of distracted driving.
Updated: 1:50 PM It causes 28 percent of car crashes nationwide and is more of a problem for today's teens than drinking and driving. Although texting and driving is only a secondary offense in the state of Virginia, there are new applications you can download to disable the service.
Updated: 11:28 PM National studies show 28 percent of all crashes are caused by texting. Driving instructors argue new road rules are needed to keep teens safe, and in this week's segment of Street Safe Teens we highlight new legislation aimed at keeping new drivers safe.
Updated: 1:28 PM Friday, the new John Warner Parkway opened to traffic. The road brings more traffic to Melborne Road in front of Charlottesville High School. Charlottesville Police say area students need to be aware of the new traffic patterns and increase in cars.
Updated: 9:23 AM Studies show texting and driving causes more car crashes than drinking and driving for teen drivers. A group of students from Albemarle High School's Drama Department decided to pick up a camera and do something about that.
Updated: 1:27 PM Car crashes are one of the leading causes of death for teens nationwide. However, it is not because they are beginners, or because they lack experience it has to do with gravitational forces.
Updated: 9:26 AM Six years ago, Travis Tucker captivated fans on the stage of American Idol. Now the former finalist is singing a new tune with a powerful message for teen drivers.
Updated: 10:01 PM As students head back to school this fall, many teen drivers will be hitting the road for the first time. Before they can get behind the wheel however, there are mandatory classes and requirements they need to meet.
Updated: 5:02 AM In Fluvanna County, school starts on Tuesday and soon all over the area the roads will be flooded with big yellow buses. For this week's segment of Street Safe Teens CBS19's Bailey Disselkoen highlights the ABC's of school bus safety.
Updated: 12:12 PM The doors to Volvo of Charlottesville will open Tuesday evening for parents of teen drivers who are eager to take steps towards educating their children.
Updated: 8:01 PM It can be frustrating to find yourself in a fender bender or facing a speeding ticket. For this week's segment of Safe Teen Drivers, CBS19's Bailey Disselkoen talks to a Charlottesville lawyer about what to do, so you don't make the situation worse.
Updated: 9:21 AM The high cost of gas has many people concerned, especially teenage drivers. For this week's segment of Safe Teen Drivers, CBS19's Bailey Disselkoen looks at how to save gas no matter how old you are.
Updated: 9:33 AM In the past three months, there have been two separate incidents of phony cops making traffic stops in Louisa County and another incident in Albemarle County. For this segment of Safe Teen Driver, CBS19's Bailey Disselkoen explains how to stay safe in any situation.
Updated: 9:56 AM US News and World Report recently ranked all states based on their driving laws and road conditions for teen drivers, Virginia ranked 33.