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April 07, 2008

Highway entrance ramps

Why do they put ramps entering the highway?

a. So you can stop at the end to check for traffic.
b. So truck drivers have a place to park and rest.
c. To drive slow and dial your phone before you get to the highway.
d. To accelerate to speed so you can merge with traffic.

By observing, it is obvious most people do not know.

The correct answer is in the driver’s license handbook.

Kurt Herbst




However, it's always nice when a line of drivers simply stay in the right lane preventing anyone from merging, thus causing onramp back ups. I always try to move over to the left when I see merging traffic on the onramp so they can accelerate and merge, that's what we are supposed to do.

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