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Potholes cost drivers more than $700 annually in five cities with roughest roads

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 18, 2013

Potholes cost drivers more than $700 annually in five cities with roughest roads

In the five cities with the roughest roads, potholes and other poor road conditions cost drivers more than $700 each year, our sister site, Aggregates Manager, reports. The information comes from The Road Information Program’s (TRIP) annual report, “Bumpy Roads Ahead: ...

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The Roundabout Way to Safety and Saving

John Latta - Jan 22, 2013

The Roundabout Way to Safety and Saving

Go around. For older drivers it seems roundabouts may be the optimal intersection design. Apparently  for most age groups, surprisingly even for the impatient driver of any age. Less accidents, more traffic flow. This from a University of Maine study which also ...

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Climate-controlled street and traffic lights

John Latta - Mar 09, 2011

It's Cornhusker common-sense. Nature is being called on to provide light at night for people using roads in Lincoln, Neb. The city is testing wind and solar power as a source of energy to power street and traffic lights. It's a ...

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