FDOT considering using more in-road solar lights to deter wrong-way drivers at freeway exit ramps

“The Florida Department of Transportation is now considering using Internally Illuminated Reflective Pavement Markers (IIRPMs) as an additional countermeasure to deter wrong-way drivers from entering freeway off-ramps. This is in addition to the flashing signs that are already used. . . The Tampa Bay area has been the site of several recent deadly wrong-way crashes, including one that killed Tampa Police Master Patrol Officer Jesse Madsen.” See More . . .

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Text Source: https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/driving-tampa-bay-forward/fdot-considering-using-more-in-road-solar-lights-to-deter-wrong-way-drivers-at-freeway-exit-ramps
By: Lauren Rozyla (Reporter – ABC Action News)

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