December 4, 2015 – A new report confirmed what many people may have already suspected – it can be dangerous to travel on the roads of New Mexico. The factors considered included drunk driving, speeding and reckless driving. This week, host Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists react to the report, which was based on data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Dede Feldman, former New Mexico state senator
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Tom Garrity, Garrity Group PR
Sophie Martin, attorney and editor of DukeCityFix.com
A national report released last month on the conditions of roads and highways around the U.S. caught the attention of local media. About 25 percent of rural roads in New Mexico need to be repaired or repaved.
NMIF Producer Sarah Gustavus sat down this week with Cabinet Secretary Tom Church, from the New Mexico Department of Transportation, to discuss road conditions and funding for roads.