Tag: Speed limit

Roadscapes Wednesday: It’s Time For A Speed Limit Increase On Alabama’s Interstates

Pedal to the medal!  In Alabama, the maximum speed limit on Alabama Interstates is 70.  But, many drivers, including me, will often go faster than 70.  For me, I usually go 75 […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: Speed Kills Your Pocketbook

On this Roadscapes Wednesday post, I present to you this special video from British Columbia!  Does speed really kill?  Sometimes, yes, but when the speed limits are set artificially low, and enforcement […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: Active Traffic Management Signs

In many places over in Europe, you see these massive signs overhead on the highways.  These signs tell drivers about upcoming things like accidents, road work, weather hazards, and other things.  These […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: ALDOT and the Road Funding Problem

America faces a crisis of epic proportions over its infrastructure.  Over time, cars have gotten higher gas mileage.  Also, gas prices are too high for some people to travel.  These reasons are […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: Quintard Dr. Reconstruction / Greenbrier Speed Limits

Last weekend I went to look at the construction along Quintard Dr. / AL-21 in Oxford.  This  part of the road in front of Wal-Mart has been dangerous for a long time now. […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: Speed Trap Coming?

Many drivers hate the speed trap.  Most drivers will travel at a speed that they are comfortable driving in.  If that means a driver goes over the speed limit; then so be it! […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: CC Road / McIntosh Road Accident

A fatal car accident has shaken up the Oxford Alabama community.  On Saturday morning a car accident killed 16 year-old Brittney Bonner and 19 year-old James Michael “Trey” Phillips III when the truck went […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: Move Over Law

Many states have a move over law on the books.  The move over law is for the protection and safety of emergency workers doing their jobs on a highway.  The law is […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: Speeding Through A Work Zone

On my way back from the Alabama Phoenix Festival I followed a pack of cars doing around 75mph in a 55mph zone on Interstate 20 through the work zone in St. Clair […]

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