I-295 Reopened After Four-Car Wreck

All of the southbound lanes on I-295 in Chesterfield County, Virginia (VA) were closed temporarily on Aug. 14 after a serious four-car accident. The Virginia State Police stated that a 2005 BMW was going north on I-295 at mile marker 15 when it crossed the median and smashed into a guardrail. The car continued north…

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Virginia Tech Awarded $55 Million for Truck Driving Research

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded this month several contracts worth $55 million to the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute for research into driver safety, including commercial truck safety, as well as automated vehicles. According to Tom Dingus, director of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, these large awards…

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