In a major milestone for Metro funding, each house of Virginia’s General Assembly approved on Tuesday more than $100 million per year for the system. Legislators also banned handheld cellphone use behind the wheel.
The Virginia Senate wants to give drivers a small break and passed a bill that would update the state’s reckless driver law so speeders caught driving 81 mph in a 70-mph zone would no longer face jail time.
Interstate 81 is known as an accident plagued road, but one Virginia lawmaker thinks tolling truck drivers on the road and using that revenue could make the highway safer.
Virginia State Police say a baby was ejected from an SUV during a crash on Interstate 81 in Augusta County, but is expected to survive.
DRAPER, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a Hawaii woman suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries after she was hit by debris from an overpass. State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the boom of…