Tag Archives: freeway

Why freeway traffic comes to a crawl, stop

Sometimes when you’re driving on the highway, traffic comes to a crawl or stop. Usually, it doesn’t take much to figure out why. When traffic speed does pick up again, you may see a car pulled over with a popped … Continue reading

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Bicycles allowed on Highway 17?

I was driving southbound Highway 17 one day last week when I saw two bicyclists heading northbound on the highway, just north of Vine Hill Road. “What’s going on here? Bicycles aren’t allowed on Highway 17,” I thought. “That’s illegal.” … Continue reading

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