In the UK, it is an offence to drive cows down a roadway without the permission of the Commissioner of the Police lawcom.gov.uk/app/uploads…
When Israel got attacked during the Yom Kippur war, the fact it was a holiday likely helped rather than hindered their response. Since roadways were clear and most folks were together in synagogue, the military was able to better mobilize reserve forces more quickly. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yom…
Today I learned of the Diverging Diamond Interchange; a type of highway interchange in which the directional roadways of the non freeway road switch over each other either temporarily using under/overpasses or traffic signals, making it simpler to enter and exit the freeway. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Div…
There is a law in Arizona called the "Stupid Motorist Law" that allows the state to fine drivers for their rescue if they drive around barricades or signs and get stuck in flooded roadways. statepress.com/article/20…
Arizona has a law called the "Stupid Motorist Law" that allows the state to charge drivers for their rescue if they ignore barricades and get stuck in flooded roadways en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stu…
The "Stupid Motorist Law" is a law in the U.S. State of Arizona that states that any motorist who becomes stranded after driving around barricades to enter a flooded stretch of roadway may be charged for the cost of their rescue. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stu…
The black wires on roadways are traffic counters used to count, classify, and/or measure the speed of vehicular traffic passing along a given roadway. Data can be used to improve roads or find an alternative to alleviate traffic and/or to optimize speed camera use and educational efforts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tra…
Diesel and House Heating Oil are the same fuel. The difference is Heating Oil is dyed red and does not have a road tax applied to it making it cheaper. You can use it in off road machinery but it is illegal to use in a truck or car utilizing public roadways. eia.gov/energyexplained/?…
A tractor trailer’s hitch came loose in Indianapolis and spilled 38,000 pounds of marbles on the roadway. atlasobscura.com/articles…
There's a roadway in Seville called the "Avenue de Kansas City." This is because Seville and Kansas City, Missouri are designated sister cities - largely due to the replication of Moorish architecture, like the Giralda, throughout Kansas City. travelandphototoday.com/2…
Intentionally placed speed-reducing curves in roadways, racetracks, and pathways are known as chicanes en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi…
The phrase Don't Mess with Texas originated as a slogan used on a campaign to reduce littering on Texas roadways by the Texas DOT. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don…
There are hundreds of nuclear fallout shelters in Switzerland; including a tunnel (roadway) that can be sealed off at both ends to become an underground town that would hold 20,000 people. polarinertia.com/july06/b…
Today I learned of the Space Shuttle "test article," a wood & steel crude mock-up of the shuttles used to test facilities, cranes, roadways, etc. instead of the far more expensive flight simulator "Enterprise." It was later refurbished to better resemble the Shuttles and renamed "Pathfinder." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
Arizona has a "Stupid Motorists Law" which states that any motorist who becomes stranded after driving around barricades to enter a flooded stretch of roadway may be charged for the cost of his/her rescue phoenix.gov/fire/safety/o…
Arizona has a Stupid Motorist Law. It states that any motorist who becomes stranded after driving around barricades to enter a flooded stretch of roadway may be charged for the cost of his/her rescue. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stu…
England built an underground city in the 1950s to house 4,000 key government employees in case of a nuclear strike, complete with 60 miles of roadways, an underground lake to provide fresh water and a railway to transport the Royal Family. It was not revealed to the public until 2004. weburbanist.com/2013/04/1…
Arizona has a law called the 'Stupid Motorist Law' that charges the motorist for his/her rescue in a barricaded flooded roadway azfamily.com/news/local/S…
Japan has built "melody roads", in which grooves are cut at specific intervals in the roadway, creating a distinct tune to be played when a car drives over them. theguardian.com/world/200…
There's a giant sand dune amidst a pine forest on the French coast that has consumed multiple houses and parts of roadways. amusingplanet.com/2012/02…
38% of roadway litter is cigarette butts, the most littered item on US roadways kab.org/site/PageServer?p…
The original plans for Walt Disney World in Florida included a dedicated airport, industrial complex and an full sized, entirely enclosed city complete with artificial weather and a complex roadway system which was to be placed completely underground. youtube.com/watch?v=sLCHg…
If traffic is already congested, then merging late from a closing lane actually reduces back-ups and increases traffic flow. Done safely, the "zipper method" of merging lessens roadway congestion. dot.state.mn.us/trafficen…
The "USA" tags all over the roadways is actually a warning of gas or power lines, aka Underground Service Alert. en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
The nation of Monaco, a country with an area of only 2 square kilometers, has 77 km of roadway. cia.gov/library/publicati…
The capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, is a 3,500-year-old mountain city and was in ancient times, a centre of education, politics, and culture. Kabul roadwaysβ€”originally built for a population of 400,000 now has a population of 5 million causing gridlock. montecristomagazine.com/m…
There is a comic book character that is "an actual street. A sentient and sapient stretch of roadway." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
There are people who REALLY appreciate Interstate roadways. interstate275florida.com/
Some roadway tunnels uses a waterfall at the entrance with graphics displayed on it in an emergency to stop large trucks youtube.com/watch?v=NoTMC…
As of 2013, there is over 40 Million miles of roadways on Earth. cia.gov/library/publicati…
Crows strategically place nuts on roadways, allowing passing cars to crush them open, giving them access to the nutritious meal within. pbs.org/lifeofbirds/brain…
Today I learned of DC Comics' Danny the Street, a sentient and sapient stretch of roadway who is also male and a transvestite. His sidewalks are lined with various hyper-masculine stores which are decorated with frilly pink curtains and lace. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
A 64 year old woman was arrested for removing illegal bandit / snipe signs from local roadways. macon.com/2012/04/29/2008…
Many of today's U.S. highways follow roadways trampled out by migrating buffalo herds. experiencenature.com/Buff…
During WWII that the Home Guard switched around roadway signposts in Britain so that in the event of German invasion the enemy would be unable to find London... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hom…
Platinum can be harvested from dust collected on roadways. telegraph.co.uk/news/ukne…
In New York State produced water from shale gas extraction or "Brine" is sprayed on roadways to remove ice. catskillcitizens.org/lear…

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