Road Construction and Accidents in Albemarle, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Waynesboro, Staunton, Greene, Madison, Nelson, Orange and Louisa

Recently, road construction in the Charlottesville area has picked up pace with the beginning of good weather. Several projects are in the works on I-64 and I-81. As much as we like to see these road construction projects going forward, they increase the risk of an accident for drivers in the area. According to the Road Management and Engineering Journal, accidents in construction areas increase by 26 percent and that number rises to 33 percent when the construction area is an interstate highway. At Wilson & Hajek, we recommend using extra care when driving in a work zone. Virginia drivers also need to be aware of the recent change in the law that requires drivers to "move over" when passing construction, stopped vehicles, tow trucks, and police vehicles that are stopped on the road shoulder.

Francis P. Hajek Wilson & Hajek, LLC, a personal injury law firm Experienced Injury and Accident Lawyers Serving Virginia, including Albemarle, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange, Staunton, Waynesboro

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