Wrong way driving


Wrong way driving

Wrong way driving is the act of driving a motor vehicle against the direction of traffic. It is a serious problem associated with divided highways. In the United States, about 350 people are killed each year in accidents caused by drivers headed in the wrong direction on the highway.cite journal |volume= 66 |issue= 2 |last= Moler |first= Steve |journal= Public Roads |url= http://www.tfhrc.gov/pubrds/02sep/06.htm |title= Stop. You're going the wrong way. |publisher= Federal Highway Administration, United States Department of Transportation |date= 2002 |accessdate=2008-01-06 ]

Most drivers who enter a divided highway or ramp in the wrong direction correct themselves by turning around.

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