Archives: June 2023
June 30, 2023
Trick shots and daredevil moves, like those made famous by YouTubers Dude Perfect, are fun to watch online, but taking unnecessary risks has no place on the road. Driving after a few drinks, not wearing your seat belt, or allowing yourself to be distracted by something other than driving could all end in a crash that could hurt or kill you or someone else.
What are three things you can do to make your ride perfect, or at least much safer?
June 29, 2023
June 23, 2023
Next time you’re driving in the left lane of a multi-lane highway, take a look in your review mirror. Are there cars behind you, possibly tailgating or driving aggressively? Even if you are doing the speed limit, the best thing you can do to safely keep traffic moving is move into the right lane as soon as you can to let vehicles pass.
June 16, 2023
June 15, 2023
June 12, 2023
We’re always striving to make lives better through transportation. Recently in Sioux City, that goal is being lived out through the consolidation of five Iowa Department of Transportation facilities into one large and very visible campus.
The new campus is located on 50 acres of land on U.S. 20 that the Iowa DOT purchased to provide fill dirt for the Interstate 29 reconstruction project. The city rezoned and annexed the area in 2021 as they continue to develop in the eastern part of the city. District Planner Dakin Schultz said, “As a planner, we have been doing studies to expand the city to the east since 2005. This location is the new gateway to Sioux City.”
June 9, 2023
According to the ancient proverb, “A cat has nine lives. For three he plays, for three he strays, and for the last three he stays." The origin of the proverb is unknown, but its reach is worldwide, being quoted in works from Shakespeare to Newsweek.
While the saying has spread far and wide, obviously as living creatures, cats only have one life. The saying is likely just a way to express the idea that cats are resilient and able to survive various hazards.
June 2, 2023
June 2, 2023
Yep, you read that correctly. People are choosing fewer wrinkles over a lifesaving technology proven to prevent thousands of deaths and serious injuries each year.