UHP warns of road debris on Utah highways

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – The Utah Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to watch out for road debris on Utah highways.

UHP reports that there were 6,384 crashes involving road debris statewide from 2010-2019. Seven of those crashes involved a fatality.

UHP gave drivers some tips to avoid road debris collision:

  1. Maintain vision down the road 12 to 15 seconds from your current location.
  2. Keep at least a 2-second following distance between you and the car in front of you.
  3. Drive at or below the posted speed limit.

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