Category Archives: Mountain Driving

Facebook group pays tribute to the dangers of Highway 17

One of the newest groups on Facebook is geared toward our very own Highway 17. “Not Crashing on Highway 17” was started on Feb. 22 because, as its creators says, not “many people are fans of crashing” on that winding, … Continue reading

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Reader questions Street Smarts of big rigs on Vine Hill Road

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I just took me an hour and a half to get home coming down Vine Hill Road because another big rig with a long trailer tried to go up Vine Hill. Usually, they are coming down … Continue reading

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