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Traffic

They were riding in the express lanes. They blame ‘lane-diving’ poles for tragedy

Lane diving has become a dangerous practice on Interstate 95 in South Florida, causing crashes when a car suddenly veers through the plastic poles from regular lanes into the toll express lanes. The dangerous practice has put lane diving in the spotlight after two crash victims sued the Florida Department of Transportation and a contractor, accusing them of negligence in the maintenance and safety of the express lanes.

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FDOT unveils plans to revamp I-95 express lanes

The Florida Department of Transportation plans to make some changes to improve safety on Interstate 95's express lanes.
David J. Neal dneal@miamiherald.com
FDOT unveils plans to revamp I-95 express lanes 2:47

FDOT unveils plans to revamp I-95 express lanes

Overturned boat and trailer snarls traffic on southbound lanes of Palmetto 0:21

Overturned boat and trailer snarls traffic on southbound lanes of Palmetto

Video: Garbage truck plunges from bridge onto park 0:11

Video: Garbage truck plunges from bridge onto park

Video: Convertible in flames on Miami's Palmetto Expressway 0:10

Video: Convertible in flames on Miami's Palmetto Expressway