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Letter: Accountability for safety

Thank you, Roaring Forak Transportation Authority, and specifically Kent Blackmer, co-director of operations, for assuring me that every effort will be made to identify and rebuke the RFTA driver of the bus that nearly plowed into my vehicle at the intersection of Highway 82 and Upper River Road.

RFTA lists seven guiding “values” on its website. Among these are “accountability” and “safety.” Safety, RFTA says, is its “highest priority.” Every RFTA driver should embrace that philosophy. Those who violate safe practices when driving should be dismissed.

Greg Lewis

Woody Creek

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