TUCSON – No left turns is “What’s Driving News 4 Tucson Viewers Crazy.”
Ron wrote in and said, ” There is a lot of chatter about adding more michigan lefts in Tucson. We are forced to go out of our way to avoid these intersections. Adding more is a waste of taxpayer funds.”
Several studies have been done by the Tucson Department of Transportation. Within a three year period, they found crashes decreased from 178 to 48, when there was a michigan left.
The goal is to keep pedestrians from getting hit. It also allows drivers to get through the intersections faster, since there is a longer through time.
TDOT said more michigan lefts will be installed throughout Tucson.
“As we proceed east with the widening of Grant Road, I believe there is approximately six more indirect lefts will be installed through that Grant corridor,” said Tucson Department of Transportation Public Information Officer Mike Graham.
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