Florida Matters: Wrong-Way Crashes

Florida Matters: Wrong-Way Crashes

Since February, there have been five fatal wrong-way crashes along Tampa highways that have killed 11 people. Just what is going on? According to transportation experts and law enforcement, alcohol plays a huge role in the fatal wrong-way crashes. We talk to Dr. Pei-Sung Lin with the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida; Matt Nasworthy with AAA in Tampa; and Sgt. Steve Gaskins with Florida Highway Patrol.

Program Director, Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida
AAA
Florida Highway Patrol.

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Robin Sussingham

Robin Trohn Sussingham is a reporter and program host at WUSF Public Broadcasting, and is the producer of Florida Matters. She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and also has an extensive background in print reporting. She was born in Lakeland and often reports about Polk County.

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