VDOT Warns of Dangers Driving on Floo...

VDOT Warns of Dangers Driving on Flooded Roadways

There are 7 comments on the NBC29 Charlottesville story from Feb 5, 2013, titled VDOT Warns of Dangers Driving on Flooded Roadways. In it, NBC29 Charlottesville reports that:

It's an optical illusion: what looks like a shallow pool of water could be deep enough to be dangerous.

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Eaglescout1984

Charlottesville, VA

#1 Feb 7, 2013
If you live here and you drive down all the way down Proffit road from 29 following a heavy rain and get to the "high water road closed" signs, it's your own fault. Everyone should know that road floods.
Old Ivy Rd, you have even less of excuse since the drive around is 3-4 minutes at worse and most people using that road live or work off of it or routinely use it as a shortcut, so they should know better than to drive down there after a heavy rain.
TooFunny

Charlottesville, VA

#2 Feb 7, 2013
VDOT should warn of using cell phone more than this rare issue.
jogger

Charlottesville, VA

#3 Feb 7, 2013
I can do without VDOT warnings.....What I would really like to see is VDOT repairing some of the pot holes in the roads.....A 25-30K dollar car and have to drive on some roads that are not even fit for buckboard wagon.....
Simpleton

Charlottesville, VA

#4 Feb 7, 2013
jogger wrote:
I can do without VDOT warnings.....What I would really like to see is VDOT repairing some of the pot holes in the roads.....A 25-30K dollar car and have to drive on some roads that are not even fit for buckboard wagon.....
You could not hold VDOT's jockstrap!
Ice Dogg

Cumming, GA

#5 Feb 7, 2013
jogger wrote:
I can do without VDOT warnings.....What I would really like to see is VDOT repairing some of the pot holes in the roads.....A 25-30K dollar car and have to drive on some roads that are not even fit for buckboard wagon.....
And to think nowdays a 25-30K car is just a mid entry chevy.
sez you

Charlottesville, VA

#6 Feb 7, 2013
VDOT warns of driving with your eys closed, VDOT warns of driving the wrong way on a one way street, VDOT warns of driving at all.
Class of 1986

Charlottesville, VA

#7 Feb 7, 2013
VDOT should inform people of this BEFORE the weather calls for flooding. It might stick in the memories better...

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