To the editor,
We are soon to see a new specimen of roadkill on our
On Thursday, Sept. 27 I attended a Rutland County Transportation
Advisory Counsel meeting in Rutland. Ironically part of the program
covered visibility of bikers and pedestrians, especially at
Returning home I was proceeding up Killington Road at about 8:30
at night. Rounding the bend south of School House Road I
thought I saw something moving. At the last moment I was able
to take evasive action into the oncoming lane to avoid a
skateboarder traveling in the traffic lane wearing dark
clothing! I was still hyperventilating when by by luck I
avoided a second boarder.
These individuals have no idea how close they came to be, as you
read this, lying in a hospital or a mortuary.
Any ideas out there what can be done to prevent what appears to
be a sure future accident?
David Rosenblum, Esq., Killington, Vt.