National Geographic : 1971 Apr
If you've ever come close to sideswiping an Even worse, e: oncoming semi on a narrow stretch of road. death rate on Or started off a vacation stuck behind a double that or snake of creeping cars. So what car Or swerved around a hairpin curve that For a starte was tighter than it looked, as possible. Ai Then you know a lot of our highways old roads. Wid have problems. dangerous cur Old age problems. It'll make d 200,000 miles of primary roads were built fun again. 30 to 40 years ago over old horse and buggy routes. For cars that seldom went faster than 40 mph. Since then, the number of cars has tripled while road and highway mileage has increased only six percent-mostly in urban areas. We can make As a result, driving has become a pain. Caterpillarmach Caterpillar Catand are Trademarks of Caterpillar Tractor Co. Caterpillar, Cat and ®areTrademarks of Caterp ila Tractor Co. xtremely dangerous. Last year's old highways was more than Sthe modern Interstate. Swe do about it? r, complete the Interstate as soon nd at the same time, update the len them. Straighten out ves. Increase visibility. riving safer. Maybe even IBM the world a better place to live in. ines will help.