Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices Forums Subscribe Archives
Today is February 22, 2017
home news sports feature opinionhappenings society obits techtips

Front Page » September 20, 2005 » Opinion » Letter to the Editor: Safety on Utah highways must be imp...
Published 4,173 days ago

Letter to the Editor: Safety on Utah highways must be improved

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints


Dear Editor,

U.S. Highway 6 between Green River and Spanish Fork should become an Interstate Highway. And, Utah Highway 10 between Price and I-70 should become a four-lane minimum access highway. These highways currently meet the needs of the 1950s and 1960s. Intra and inter state commerce travelers use these highways today. Safety on these highways must be improved.

We have different personalities and age groups traveling our highways. Long convoys of traffic along these highways have become an unfortunate standard. There are many people who misjudge their ability to pass safely within these long convoys�serious accidents happen as a result. Further, having a four-lane highway might expose speeding travelers to an awaiting state trooper.

Although many tax dollars go to the Wasatch Front, much of the traffic and highway users travel in other parts of the state going to, coming from or passing through the Wasatch Front. The traffic demands an improvement in highway safety in other parts of the state...and the need is now.

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

Top of Page

September 20, 2005
Recent Opinion
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories

Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Emery County Progress, 2000-2008. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Emery County Progress.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us