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Highway 280 Is Dangerous

 


I took special interest in your recent editorial about the alarming frequency of serious accidents on Highway 280 over Little Mountain. I’ve lived at the foot of the mountain for 10 years and drive over this stretch of road whenever I’m headed for Brevard.

Whoever designed the road 20 years ago or more did not begin to imagine how dangerous this stretch would someday become. Undivided, with no shoulders to pull off on in an emergency, the top safe speed for this section is 35 or 40 mph, not the nearly 60 mph I see most motorists, including trucks, now doing. Cyclists know how dangerou...



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