Mosquito Road Driving Etiquette
From the August, 2006 issue of Mosquito Byte
Now that Mosquito Road is open, it is a good time to review the safe
and courteous driving practices for our "new" road.
Just because there are no
yellow lines to mark the center of the road, does not mean that
you should drive in the middle. When you see a vehicle
approaching, move to the right side of the road as safely as the
road allows and SLOW down.
Remember, the vehicles that
are going uphill have the right of way if backing up is
necessary, the vehicle that is going down the hill must back up
(backing uphill is safer because you have control of your
vehicle) until it is safe to pass.
Driving across the "White
Bridge" requires drivers to take turns. When you are on
the Placerville side of the bridge, wait up in the wide spot
across from the waterfall if another vehicle is approaching the
bridge. When you are coming from Mosquito/Swansboro, wait down
by the bridge in the wide area, DO NOT WAIT UP AT THE TURN!
Driving slow will enable you
to get to your destination safely, however if
there are vehicles behind you who want to go
faster, please be courteous
pull over when it is safe to do so and let the vehicles pass.
Just do not stop on a turn or a blind spot so that the vehicle(s)
behind you can see that it is safe to pass.
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