VDOT Updates Safety Policies After Bicyclist-SUV Collision

Since the crash between a biker and an SUV on the Berkley Bridge pedestrian pathway two days ago, stronger safety measures have been Instituted, The Virginian-Pilot reports. After an investigation by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the department pushed forward to incorporate additional safety policies. VDOT has instructed bridge tenders to not use their…

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I-77 Hit-and-Run Shows Need for Move-Over Laws

Just before sunrise June 19, 2014, an unidentified driver hit and badly injured a West Virginia state trooper who had gotten out of his cruiser to clear debris from the center of I-77 north of Princeton, WV. The trooper had switched on his rooftop light bar and flashers in order to alert other early morning…

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