Watch for wrong-way drivers in Alva
June 17, 2020
Last week I saw two instances of drivers in the wrong lane in downtown Alva. Wheat harvest and summer classes at the university have brought new people to town. We’ll probably see many drivers who aren’t familiar with local traffic idiosyncrasies.
The problem comes when two-lane streets merge into the four lanes surrounding the square. As I approached from the south on College Avenue, the driver in front of me proceeded north. Instead of jogging to the right of the yellow centerline, this car went left and proceeded the wrong way in the outside lane. Someone driving east on Flynn wante...