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How I Spent my Summer Vacation: Appalachia Service Project (ASP)

How I Spent my Summer Vacation: Appalachia Service Project (ASP)

We're taking a break this week from our transportation travel tips to hear from one transportation engineer who used the construction knowledge he's gained at Timmons Group to volunteer on a week long construction mission trip. Read more »


A How-To Guide for Navigating Roundabout & Neighborhood Traffic Circles

A How-To Guide for Navigating Roundabout & Neighborhood Traffic Circles

Roundabouts and traffic circles are a popular traffic control device within the US due to their operational efficiency and safety benefits. Roundabouts are safer than traditional intersections by reducing the number of places where one vehicle can strike another by a factor of four. Read more »


“Move it on Over”

“Move it on Over”

A new law in Virginia went into effect on July 1, 2017, which sets the fine for “failure to drive on the right side of highways or observe traffic lanes” at no more than $250. Our traffic engineer, Savannah, unpacks this law further. Read more »


FIVE Tips for Driving in the Rain

FIVE Tips for Driving in the Rain

Summer thunderstorms can produce torrential downpours that always seem to strike during rush hour and bring things to a screeching halt. Driving in the rain and heavy downpours can be challenging, but as long as you do some basic steps, you can make your travels much easier. Read more »


Safety First on the Road During Independence Day Weekend

Safety First on the Road During Independence Day Weekend

If you plan on traveling 50 miles or more, AAA has estimated that you will be joined by over 44 million other Americans, making it the most-traveled Independence Day holiday weekend ever. Read more »