Safety The Focus Of Meeting On Rt. 29...

Safety The Focus Of Meeting On Rt. 29 South

There are 5 comments on the NBC29 Charlottesville story from Jan 10, 2010, titled Safety The Focus Of Meeting On Rt. 29 South. In it, NBC29 Charlottesville reports that:

Police and people who live along and drive Route 29, south of Interstate 64 are coming together to talk safety at a town hall.

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too fast

Blacksburg, VA

#1 Jan 11, 2010
People just drive to fast and don't pay attention. For Officers writing tickets down there it's common to right speeds in the mid 80's.
every day joe

Charlottesville, VA

#2 Jan 11, 2010
it not the road , as more of the drivers driving too fast cant control there cars , SPEED IS A BIG FACTOR , drive like you care and watch for others ,
Realist

Charlottesville, VA

#3 Jan 11, 2010
Didn't the state just release a report citing how we've had a significant DROP in accidents and deaths (due of course to their Gestapo-like traffic enforcement tactics). Most of the deaths last year were either alcohol related OR the occupants weren't wearing seatbelts. I don't really care if someone dies b/c they didn't wear a seatbelt...it's common sense that should mandate you putting on a seatbelt when travelling 60+ mph in 5Klb hunk of metal. 29 has been a dream to drive ever since they increased the speed...don't change it because of stupid people
sancville

Chesapeake, VA

#4 Jan 11, 2010
If the State was truly concerned about our safety on 29 they would install a few trafic lights at intersections such as Plank road. But they won't because it costs money. Instead, they will increase patrol and write tickets to make up for lost revenue. Isn't it funny how there wasn't this great concern for our safety before the budget crisis?
Faith

Charlottesville, VA

#5 Jan 11, 2010
Realist wrote:
I don't really care if someone dies b/c they didn't wear a seatbelt...it's common sense that should mandate you putting on a seatbelt when travelling 60+ mph in 5Klb hunk of metal.
Of course YOU dont care until its someone YOU love or someone YOU care about. Have a little compassion for those who HAVE lost someone this way. Geez.

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