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Message Monday - You're not the best driver in the galaxy. Slow down

Monday, May 21, 2018

Light speed isn’t necessary for any terrestrial trip you’ll be taking. Good as you may be, you’re not the best driver in the galaxy. More than 25 percent of the traffic fatalities in the United States have speed as a factor, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. One risky behavior may lead to another. Did you know that 50 percent of speeding passenger vehicle drivers involved in fatal crashes in 2016 weren’t wearing seat belts at the time...

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Proposed improvements on U.S. 30 in Tama County to be discussed June 5 in Belle Plaine

Thursday, May 24, 2018

AMES, Iowa – May 24, 2018 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, June 5 to discuss proposed improvements on U.S. 30 from west of Iowa 21 east to 11th Avenue Drive, including the proposed U.S. 30 and Iowa 21 interchange in Tama and Benton counties. All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Belle Plaine Community Center, 1304 5th Ave., in Belle Plaine. The...

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