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New warning system may make rural intersections safer

WDIO-TV News, July 30, 2013
A team in Duluth is testing a new warning system that could make some rural intersections safer. It’s a wireless, solar-powered system that will alert cars if there are other vehicles approaching the intersection. It’s the first of its kind in Saint Louis County. Researchers also sent out about 200 surveys to people who live close to the intersection. UMD Research Assistant Husam Ismail said 90 percent of the feedback was positive.Continue reading