A motorist who drives faster than he should in a snowstorm is required to use extra caution

December 29, 2016

  • 48A Automobiles
  • 48AV Injuries from Operation, or Use of Highway
  • 48Ak168 Excessive Speed, Control, and Racing
  • 48Ak168(9) Obstruction of view

12-29-16A motorist who drives faster than he should drive into a cloud of dust, in a snowstorm, or in face of blinding headlights is required, under such circumstances, in exercise of ordinary care, to increase his diligence to avoid injury to anyone who may be on highway in front of him.

Yellow Cab Corp. of Abingdon v. Henderson, 16 S.E.2d 389 (Va., 1941)