Driver going the wrong way

Wrong way collisions kill and are a problem on busy highways in Georgia.  Statistics are hard to identify.  In Washington, for example, on average, 350 people each year are killed when a driver is going the wrong way (based on data collected in 2002). According to an archived publication of the U.S. Department of Transportation, driving the wrong way on an interstate or highway has been a persistent safety problem since the interstate highway system was founded in the late 1950’s.  There does not appear to be a national level program designed to combat wrong way drivers.  Individual states such as Washington have focused on better signage and highway design.

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