Three weeks ago they were scarce but suddenly they are everywhere — especially on Route 28 in and around Alton, New Hampshire. Centerline (i.e., median) in most places and both centerline and shoulders in other places.
I am glad — especially of the centerline rumble strips. I am so fed up of seeing bikers riding the centerline, often with their leg sticking further out, as if they own the damn road. It is dangerous for them and it is dangerous for us. The rumble strips should provide all of us with some separation. Let’s see. Bike week will be upon us soon. That will be the test.
Yes, the noise will be a distraction to those that live on the roads with rumble strips. Hopefully they will get used to it in time.
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