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"You may have heard nightmare..." Traffic & Driving Tip by nudibranch

Traffic & Driving, Atlanta: 12 reviews and 5 photos


You may have heard nightmare stories about Atlanta's traffic. Most of the whinging can be heard from people who choose to live out in the burbs and work in the city. If you're visiting, you should be fine, as long as you avoid the north perimeter (I285) or the connector (I75/85) if it's anywhere close to rush hour. Most of the time, though, you can think of the highways more as the autobahn than actual interstates (except that people don't stay to the right like in Germany). Avoid the outermost and innermost lanes (which are frequently targeted by police radar guns) and you can find yourself safely cruising along with the rest of traffic at 15-20 mph over the speed limit.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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