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Summer Safety Series: Pull over immediately when-



Every Saturday my husband wakes up bright and early to listen to his "shows" on NPR (National Public Radio for you non-hipsters).   If nothing's on the boob tube, I even listen along myself. 

Although I'm not a huge fan of chat radio, I have to admit, the all-about-auto show "Car Talk" is not only hilarious, it's also very informative…
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Flash flood watch for our area



The National Weather Service has ordered a flash flood watch for Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina.  The watch remains in place until late tonight. 

Earlier showers have saturated the ground, and more heavy rain is expected over the next few hours. 

We encourage all of our Checkered Flag drivers to use caution and avoid our local roadways, especially after dark.  For…
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Really, Justin Bieber? Leopard Print Audi R8?



Oh, Baby Baby Baby.  What is Justin Bieber thinking?

Now, I have to admit, I didn't think the chrome Fisker Karma was such a bad choice for the biggest boy pop star on the planet.  But, putting leopard print on a beautiful Audi R8-now, that's just wrong. 

This new spotted sports car is reportedly a gift, so, we can…
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New Spock takes on Old Spock in Audi S7 ad



The all-new Audi S7 is, in a word, fascinating. 

Check out what happens when Audi puts old school Spock, Leonard Nimoy, against new school Spock, Zachary Quinto, in their new video called "The Challenge."



If you are unable to view the Spock vs. Spock video on this page, choose the following link and scroll down to this article.  Link:  Audi S7 Spock video…
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Virginia Ban on Texting Whlie Driving Starts Today, July 1st



Checkered Flag would like to remind our fans of the new texting ban that goes into effect today.  As our correspondent, Katie, posted earlier this week:

Virginia is following suit with many other states by enforcing a "No Texting" law as of Monday July 1st.  Previously the police could not pull you over for merely texting.  That changes Monday.  Police may pull…
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Land Rover takes on Parkour



Land Rover USA presents: Parkour Roam Free



If you are unable to view the Land Rover Parkour video on this page, choose the following link and scroll down to this article:  Parkour car video

In this film by award-winning director Noam Murro, these four athletes represent the balance, fitness, agility, and "Above and Beyond" capabilities of Land Rover vehicles.  To bring…
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