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The southbound lanes of Potomac River bridges are carrying drivers into dangerous territory, according to an advocacy group that has rated Virginia as one of the worst states in the nation in highway safety.

The commonwealth was one of nine states that blazed red in a national map presented Monday by the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, a nonprofit group that uses its own safety goals to rank each state just before legislatures begin to convene for the new year.

This year, Maryland and the District were among the dozen "green" states. Thirty others were rated yellow, and Virginia descended into the red zone. Read full article.

By Jodi Westrick  |  January 12, 2010; 11:07 AM ET  | Category:  Local Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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