One injured in pileup on I81

Only minor injuries were reported in a four-vehicle pileup in a construction zone on Interstate 81 near exit 47 Monday. Full Story
A Boehner

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Apr 12, 2011
I suprised this isn't happening 4 or 5 times a day in the same spot, when will this work be completed?
IMHO

Gaithersburg, MD

#2 Apr 12, 2011
Waah construction. Waah the roads are bad. B i t c h moan and complain some more that is all you people do anymore! If you know how to drive and pay attention then you don't have to worry about it!

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#3 Apr 12, 2011
IMHO wrote:
Waah construction. Waah the roads are bad. B i t c h moan and complain some more that is all you people do anymore! If you know how to drive and pay attention then you don't have to worry about it!
LOL

Honestly though, all the paying attention in the world won't protect you from the idiots and morons out there.
Curious

Hollywood, MD

#4 Apr 12, 2011
Wow!An impact attenuator

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#5 Apr 12, 2011
An impact attenuator, also known as a crash cushion or crash attenuator or cowboy cushions, is a device intended to reduce the damage done to structures, vehicles, and motorists resulting from a motor vehicle collision. Impact attenuators are designed to absorb the errant vehicle's kinetic energy and/or redirect the vehicle away from the hazard, and from roadway machinery or workers.

A Fitch Barrier is a type of impact attenuator which is essentially a plastic barrel filled with sand or water, usually yellow colored with a black lid.

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motorist

Fayetteville, PA

#6 Apr 12, 2011
drove thru there today, what ever they are called, the barriers in those zones are way too close together, making the lanes too narrow.I hold my breath every time I drive thru there and I am a good driver.
hmmmm

New Ringgold, PA

#7 Apr 12, 2011
whatever happened to enforcement of the 55mph zone around Carlisle? You can breeze through there at 70 today and still be passed by every car and truck on the road!
IMHO

Gaithersburg, MD

#8 Apr 13, 2011
Effington wrote:
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LOL
Honestly though, all the paying attention in the world won't protect you from the idiots and morons out there.
Yeah but if EVERYONE would pay attention we wouldn't have a problem. Not going to happen though!
IMHO

Gaithersburg, MD

#9 Apr 13, 2011
hmmmm wrote:
whatever happened to enforcement of the 55mph zone around Carlisle? You can breeze through there at 70 today and still be passed by every car and truck on the road!
Yeah and in the construction zone it is 45. I don't know why it isn't enforced anymore, they use to love giving tickets for speeding through there!
shirley temple

Chambersburg, PA

#10 Apr 13, 2011
I've started driving to Scotland and then getting on the interstate.
Huh

Hagerstown, MD

#11 Apr 13, 2011
shirley temple wrote:
I've started driving to Scotland and then getting on the interstate.
Ummm...going north or south? I think Exit 47 is up at Carlisle and this accident didn't happen around the Scotland construction zone, although the same caution pertains to driving through there or anywhere there's construction. If you were talking about the Carlisle area and you drive an alternative route (Rt 11) the whole way to Scotland and then get on the interstate, wow, because during busy times, that's not even realistic.

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