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    William Bonin, also known as “The Freeway Killer”, is classified as a serial killer. One way to describe him as a serial killer is as a homosexual rapist. Bonin was a resident of the state of California, and has raped and murdered 14 teenagers. He committed his 1st rape crime in 1972 and went on until 1980, the year he was arrested. He was sentenced to death and died of lethal injection in 1996. On August 5, 1979, the defendant and co-defendant Butts accosted Marcus Grabs, 17, in Newport Beach sometime between 6 and 10 p.m. Marcus, a German student on a backpacking tour of the United States, was sodomized, beaten and stabbed 77 times. His nude body was found the next day beside a road in Malibu, with an orange nylon cord loosely wrapped behind…

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    Negligence On The Freeway

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    Negligence on the freeway can be a common thing. Commercial vehicle accidents could be the most serious and devastating of accidents and if for whatever reason the driver doesn’t pay attention for one second he could lose control and wreak havoc. Some might ask the question, What is a commercial vehicle? A commercial vehicle is an industrial vehicle that is designed to carry massive loads of a company's products and transport it to various facilities. This includes semi-trucks, delivery…

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    Texas Road Congestion

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    As a conclusion for this data, not only does that mean more people in our region but it also means more car on the roads. (Mac Churchill) The population rate is higher than the roads, which means more cars, more congestion and traffic on the highways and alternative roads. The population in Texas keeps growing and growing. This is due to a lot of job opportunities that the states offers. But this also brings the issue that most of the jobs are in the urban area, downtowns. This causes the…

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    No more drivers getting annoyed by jamming on busy freeways. No more crowds thronging on the venerable marble roads beside the Union Square Park. No more travelers standing at the center of the Time Square and smiling to their cameras. No more children picking up snowballs and throwing to each other, except sometimes, they use shovels instead to collect snow for water resources. No more vagrants wandering in dark alleys with wrecked shopping carts in their hands. No more electricity powers. No…

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    Introduction: To much time is getting wasted, speed limits need to change The average driver spends 101 minutes on the road each day think of the time that could be saved if the speed limits got raised. Driving on the road for 100 miles at 70 instead of 55 would save you about 25 minutes. Acording to The U.S Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration the average person drives 13,476 miles in a year so traveling at 70 instead of 55 would save you 53 hours in a year In 1974 the…

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    Essay On Houston Roadways

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    There is no secret that the Houston roadways are empathically and unapologetically grisly. Regardless of where the Houstonians drive, they’re bound to meet catastrophes in the form of potholes, rough terrain and even sudden drop offs. The current state of our roadways is incredibly awful for the safety of our drivers, financial costs on our drivers and the hassle our drivers to endure on a daily basis. According to TRIP, a national transportation research organization, in 2014, 49 percent of…

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    Low RIM Roads

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    Council maintained roads are of vital importance and it is essential that these assets are well maintained as they provide routes for the majority of freight around the country, connect remote communities and provide access for tourists and residents. Low volume roads have various definitions with Austroads (2000) defining them as 1000 vpd however incrementally at 100, 200 and 400 vpd, the design standard changes. Other publications and authors such as ARRB and Brodie define low volume roads…

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    Kansas City Missouri does need to have a better highway/road system.The roads are not good at all thats why its always rush hour and traffic be getting stopped up. This is not something that just started, because according to Eric Arneasn back then like in the 1900’s “most roads that existed were unpaved. Also author Eric Arneasn said “there was a point that needed to be made “There was a desperate need for better , safer , and faster highways in america”. I feel there is a solution to this. …

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    Reducing Speed Limits

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    While the roads in Northwest Ohio have many problems, five simple solutions could be utilized. One of the many solutions Northwest Ohio can use to improve road safety is lowering the residential speed limits to 30 miles per hour or below. Ben Welle, a member of the World Resources Institute, states that lowering speed limits in cities can drastically change the risk of fatalities (Welle). In Ohio, the basic speed limit for residential areas is 35 miles per hour and it is about 70 miles per hour…

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    Road capacity According to my personal experience, roads of Maroubra beach area can meet the basic needs of people living in surrounding communities. I have already lived here--a house not far away from the beach for over half a year, and the bus that I take every day would always go through Marine Parade, which is the main road just behind the beach. Fortunately, I never have the chance to experience traffic jam on this road even during peak hours. Marine Parade is a north-south road that is…

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