Bad Day For One Driver

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Bruce K.'s Comment
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Yesterday when I was driving through a construction zone (Hwy 151/18 between Dubuque and Madison, WI), there was a rig in front of me. I slowed down to 55, but he didn't. Came over a rise and a State Trooper was doing radar. Trooper pulled him over immediately. I wonder what speeding in a construction zone is going to cost that driver? Definitely not worth the time he was trying to save. Ouch

AlongComesJones's Comment
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Yesterday when I was driving through a construction zone (Hwy 151/18 between Dubuque and Madison, WI), there was a rig in front of me. I slowed down to 55, but he didn't. Came over a rise and a State Trooper was doing radar. Trooper pulled him over immediately. I wonder what speeding in a construction zone is going to cost that driver? Definitely not worth the time he was trying to save. Ouch

I've often seen DOUBLE fine zones. I don't know what it will cost that fellow ...I hate to think ...but I don't dare violate any construction zone. Sometimes I tend to be extra slow in these zones with impatient motorists on my hind bumper. These zones are often narrow in lane width and have uneven asphalt so I have to slow down for ride comfort as well. Being 30 minutes late for an appointment is still definitely cheaper than than any fines, jail and/or license suspension or maybe even being given the boot by the driver's company.

Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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The other day I had a Independent flatbedder ride tail for 11 miles at 45 mph. He was so PO'D at me when I moved over he gave me the evil stare and as soon as he cleared my front bumper he pulled back into my lane. I had to put on my brakes, then he took off. But that's the way for construction zones. It's not worth hitting a worker or the fine or jail time.

Raptor

PackRat's Comment
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I didn't know they had radar/speed enforcement in Wisconsin!

Donna M.'s Comment
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So many accidents are happening in construction zones. It’s scary! I always pee people off, I’m not gonna rush thru construction areas. Uneven pavement, pot holes, barriers, misplaced barrels, plus a few workers and some equipment.. it’s an obstacle course.

Bruce K.'s Comment
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I didn't know they had radar/speed enforcement in Wisconsin!

And you are from a more progressive state???? Lol

They even have radar at airports here.

PackRat's Comment
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I didn't know they had radar/speed enforcement in Wisconsin!

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And you are from a more progressive state???? Lol

They even have radar at airports here.

The driving I've seen in WI, each time there, left me wondering if there was any traffic law enforcement.

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