must travel over plenty of highways in America that are dangerous
because they are in areas that are too crowded.
in California, between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, is a highway that’s
dangerous because it runs through a virtual wasteland.
reported recently that drivers involved in accidents along I-15
may have to wait hours for help to arrive. San Bernardino County,
which contains a portion of the road, could afford only one fire
station in Baker, CA, which is about two-thirds of the way from
Los Angeles to the gambling mecca. And across the state line, the
Nevada Highway Patrol told the station they were understaffed by
nearly a third, increasing response times from the preferred five
minutes to as much as 30.
despite the danger, the highway is being expanded to accommodate
4 1/2 –hour trip from LA to Las Vegas includes a 227-mile-long portion