Author: FleetLogik/Tuesday, November 28, 2017/Categories: Featured, FastFacts
The slogan refers to driving in the furthest right hand lane possible and is a good tip for drivers to follow to avoid wrong way drivers.
Statistics show most fatal crashes happen in the center or left lanes because wrong-way drivers think they are on the right side. Driving in the right lane could keep you from a wrong-way driver's path.
Drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs are at a much higher risk for entering a divided highway on the wrong side, so the holiday season is a particularly high-risk period for wrong-way driving — especially at night.
The Arizona Department of Transportation has launched a new phone app that alerts motorists of nearby wrong-way drivers. The app is tied into ADOT's pilot I-17 wrong-way vehicle alert system, which uses thermal cameras to detect wrong-way vehicles on I-17 off-ramps.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles offers these safety tips for motorists to avoid collisions with wrong-way drivers:
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