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Deadly roads

2012-10-01 18:38:50.562085+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

Dave Edmondson: It is our infrastructure that kills us.

... Where Hailey was hit, the eastbound lane effectively widens to 15 feet as the paint delineating the shoulder is almost worn away. The center turn lane that suddenly appears makes passing cars feel like they aren’t going so fast, giving the illusion that it’s safe to drive even faster than before. Though the speed limit drops to 35 normally and 25 during school hours, that road is built for 50.

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