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Checkered Flag's Blog of the latest Automotive News

Court decides tolls will go forward




The everyday Hampton Roads commute is about to get very expensive for many of our Checkered Flag drivers.
 
Va. Supreme Court reverses ruling on tunnel tolls

By Dave Forster
Julian Walker  Tim Eberly
The Virginian-Pilot  November 1, 2013
   

The Supreme Court of Virginia on Thursday unanimously swatted down a legal challenge to the Downtown and Midtown tunnel tolls, clearing the way for the fees to begin Feb. 1.

The decision spelled the end of a lawsuit by residents and business owners who had hoped they could stop the tolls, which they viewed as unfair, illegal and harmful to commerce and…
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Halloween throwback video: Senior Monster Mash



Here's an oldie but goodie. I have come across something spooktacular for you Checkered Flag fans! 

The video is the latest masterpiece put together by a group of seniors at Greenspring Retirement Community in Springfield, Virginia.  Performing Boris Pickett's "Monster Mash," these folks show there's more to retirement living than boardgames and chair-robics. 




Fantastic, Greenspring residents!  Thanks for showing…
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Perfect Porsche protects your hair



Leave it to Porsche to perfect the technology to protect your ?do.

Next Porsche convertibles may be 'hairdo-friendly'
Detachable head restraint wind deflector directs air around and over seats to keep hair in place.

Vehicles like the Porsche Boxster and 911 Cabriolet have always caused rubbernecking on the road, with everyone from enthusiasts to casual car watchers captivated by the cars…
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Road Communication of a Friendly Kind



Just in time for gift giving season, Drivemotion has just the device for that special someone in your life.  This device is perfect especially if that special someone does not have road rage issues. 

Hampton Roads is such a friendly place, a device like one that enables drivers to communicate with those around them would be perfect for the person that just…
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