VDOT is bringing back safety service patrols to Interstate 81 in our region along with some other heavily-traveled highways like I-581. They’re the white trucks with arrow boards mounted on them, answering incidents and disruptions along the interstates. The idea is to provide a faster response and help normal traffic flow resume more quickly.More from WFIR’s Evan Jones.

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