Their official name is pneumatic road tubes.
These tubes are flexible rubber tubes stretched across a roadway. They work by compressing air as vehicles pass over them. Pressure change reveals much information as it is sent to data collection devices.
We all understand why traffic tickets must be issued. The safety of everyone on the roads in Texas needs to be protected. That doesn't make it any easier when we are on the receiving end of a nice fat traffic ticket.
The most recent fire this past week on US 67 caused no injuries. Vehicle fires don't always end so well. According to recent findings, there were an estimated 212,500 vehicle fires in 2018 in the US. These fires caused 560 deaths, 1500 injuries, and 1.9 billion in direct property damage.
Nothing makes us crazier than the drivers in San Angelo. Add busy intersections and it's utter chaos. I work the normal 8-5pm schedules like most citizens of San Angelo, which means I'm always caught in traffic.
I am pretty sure that San Angelo is home to the only person that has ever sat down with a bottle of whiskey and decided to draw out the city roads. We have the worst planned out roads that just intersect randomly!