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WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistThe National Transportation Safety Board announced that it wants to lower the number of deaths caused by drunk driving by lowering the legal drinking limit in the United States. Federal accident investigators proposed dropping the blood alcohol...
Assignment ManagerDevelopers hope a new artisan center will become a gateway attraction to Rockbridge County and the Shenandoah Valley. They announced plans for the AWASAW Artisan Center Wednesday morning. The facility will be built near the Raphine exit on Interstate...
ReporterPlanes, trains or automobiles? That's the question many of us had to settle in time for this busy holiday travel season. Before hitting the road, the airport, or the tracks. Many of the 93 million Americans who will travel this holiday season changed...
The number of Virginia drivers expected to travel for Thanksgiving is expected to fall slightly, according to AAA. AAA predicts that 1.2 million Virginians will travel 50 miles or more from home. That is down 25,000 travelers from AAA's 10-year...
For the fourth straight year more people are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to AAA. AAA predicts 43.6 million Americans will travel 50 or more miles from home for the holiday. That is up 0.7 percent from last year. Ninety...
Tags: Thanksgiving, Trips and Vacations, Holidays, Travel
A pilot is dead after his plane crashed in Virginia. State Police say the plane crashed Sunday morning in between Rockingham and Augusta Counties in the George Washington National Forest. The small plane was flying from Wilmington, North Carolina to...
Federal officials say a Virginia bus crash that killed four people and injured dozens was likely caused by driver fatigue and several other factors. The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday said the low-fare bus company, Sky Express, had no...
Multimedia JournalistA federal safety board is calling for a nationwide ban on cell phone use and texting while behind the wheel. The National Transportation Safety Board will testify before the New York State Senate Committee Monday about cell phone ban recommendation. ...
ReporterIs talking on your cell phone dangerous behind the wheel? A government agency says yes and now wants a ban even on hands-free phone devices. "That is not supported by the science that we've done," says Jon Hankey with the Virginia Tech...
National Transportation Safety Board issues probable cause in Amherst County plane crash investigationReporter16 months after a deadly plane crash in Amherst County, the National Transportation Safety Board has ruled on the probable cause. Pilot John Milhous and passenger Carl Weber died on August 21, 2010. The small airplane they were flying, a light aircraft...
News 7Flying can be such joy during the holidays, right? Maybe not as 100 passengers on two airlines flying into Roanoke Regional Airport learned Tuesday night. Travelers on a United Airlines flight from Chicago and a Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta...
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