samhill, I beleive that is old email that was circualting around a year or two ago. You can put it into the circular filing cabinet.
Bill, It isn't speed that kills but dumbass drivers, the autobahn in Germany is safer that the interstates here and it has many stretches with no speed limit. The difference is they go after the people doing stupid things. Tailgating, DRIVING IN THE LEFT PASSING LANE WHEN NOT PASSING, passing on the right.... etc. I read a very interesting article regarding safety on roads in Montana. The numbers are startling to say the least :
Not so fast says a follow up study just completed by National Motorists Association. The study shows the safest period on Montana’s Interstate highways was when there were no daytime speed limits or enforceable speed laws.
The doubling of fatal accidents occurred after Montana implemented its new safety program; complete with federal funding, artificially low speed limits and full enforcement.
Doubled when they instituted a speed limit, crazy as it sounds it's the truth
billw wrote:The worst are the mobil home haulers. They are pulling an oversized load and these drivers think they're in a sports car.
That is one thing I can agree with, not sure what the deal is with those guys but having seen them numerous times doing that I couldn't agree more. I almost saw one hit a bridge abutment and if the car didn't move over in the lane next to him he probably would have hit it or the car.