Slow it down |

Slow it down

If we drive daily and tap into our powers of observation, we can quickly identify the speeds we grow “accustomed” to driving.

It is easy to see that almost every city center (posted at 25 mph or lower) is approached at speeds of 35, 45, 55-plus; do our typical routes condition us to driving faster?

Let’s set about encouraging everyone to give their communities a brake, because how we drive makes a difference. The most vulnerable: pedestrians, residents and wildlife, even other drivers, will thank you.

Take a minute, think about it, slow down in towns.

Diane Reynolds

Glenwood Springs

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