Miller Crash Causes Changes to ODOT Policy on Rumble Strips

Photo By: Michael Patrick The death of Debra Miller last August has prompted a change from the ODOT regarding the placement of rumble strips on Oklahoma highways: The guidelines for highway rumble strips — those pavement ridges on the shoulder that alert drivers when they’ve drifted off the road — have been changed, due in part to the death of a Stillwater bicyclist in August. That’s why rumble strips were installed along State Highway 51 from Stillwater to Interstate 35 earlier this month instead of last summer when the highway was resurfaced, Rep. [Read More]

Request for Shoulder Information

I’m sure most of us have gone out for a ride on a new route only to discover yourself stuck on a road that’s busier than you thought with no shoulder. Grant Volle is attempting to compile information on shoulder widths of roads throughout Oklahoma. He sent the following request to the Oklahoma Bicycle Society mailing list: Hello! I live in Tulsa, and have done several short self-contained tours in [Read More]