Seeing Red: Fifth Street isn't the only place…

Now, I can understand why a small section of Fifth Street is getting this kind of attention, and the cluster of fatal crashes that have occurred there is tragic, but if we're going to talk about traffic safety in our community, let's please include the county we live in, where the death toll is a lot worse. I mean, this isn't rocket science. It's about speed, not wearing seatbelts, and alcohol. Those are what cause most fatal crashes. What transportation officials call the “belt, booze and speed” categories. It's the reason why, as Albemarle County Police Chief Ron Lantz

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