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Old 03-25-2013, 11:00 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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I agree that they had to be pretty much plastered to end up going the wrong way in the first place, but what prevented them from veering off and crashing into the side rails prior to colliding with the oncoming vehicles?
Who the hell knows? I sure wasn't there, were you?
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:05 PM
 
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Who the hell knows? I sure wasn't there, were you?
I wasn't, but I'm sure the striping on the road helped to guide them, even it was guiding them in the wrong direction.
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Old 03-26-2013, 12:16 AM
 
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I drove onto a freeway off-ramp in the wrong direction once. It was night time and I was drunk, and lost. I was 17 at the time with little driving experience. But luckily somehow managed to turn the car around in time before slamming into anything. I was driving along then all the sudden out of nowhere there was a blinding flash of a dozen car headlights heading straight towards me in the opposite direction. I saw my life flash before my eyes and realized I was driving on a one-way off-ramp in the wrong direction. I remember all those cars honking and screaming at me like crazy.

Thinking back I'm not surprised at all when automobile accidents are the leading cause of death for young people when every damn road is like a drag strip and crying out for you to floor it every chance you got. Youthful hormones plus public roads that are built like drag strips are not a good combination and often results in disaster.
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