The Eastern Shore suffered two traffic fatalities over the Christmas holidays . Alcohol is believed to be involved in at least one of the highway deaths. The best advice is if you plan to welcome 2010 with a little New Years cheer, make sure someone who is alcohol free is available to make sure you get home safely.
Virginias traffic laws provide harsh penalties for even the first DUI conviction. Fines along with increased insurance rates and other expenses involved in a DUI conviction can be more than $12,000.