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The Italicised Comments after some URLs are my own.
The Stars (*****) represent an attempt to convey the relative merit of Photgraph Collections and Essays
Kevin J. Rodriguez Photos and commentary on roadside memorials intended as tributes to those who have died in an alcohol or drug related motor vehicle ... http://meltingpot.fortunecity.com/utah/582/ ***** 58 Thubmnailed photos
|America's Crossroads "Our goal is to bring attention to those who have tragically lost their lives along the roadways of America. We'll try to tell what we know of their stories and share their roadside monuments with you" http://www.americascrossroads.com/
***** Lots of Photos ; Extensive information on accidents and victims
Dave Nance: Descansos: Art and documentary photography, in B&W, with some comment and reflections. ... WHY PHOTOGRAPH ROADSIDE MEMORIALS? ... http://webpages.charter.net/dnance/descansos/ ***** B/W photographs; Informative commentary
Don Baccus A couple of years ago, I began to photograph roadside
memorials on occasion. Many are quite ...
http://donb.furfly.net/random_walks/memorials.html ***** 18 Good quality thumbnailed photographs
Mexican roadside memorials A photo journey of , crosses, shrines
and chapels. ... Roadside Shrines and Chapels.
http://www.surf-mexico.com/shrines/ **** Great variety of photographs, most small, a few thumbnailed
Roadside memorials promote Christianity. By Don Baker. Here in Austin Texas, the roadsides seem to be fertile ground for roadside memorial markers. ... http://www.christianitymeme.org/roadside-memorials.shtml ***** 11 memorials; Excellent short article; large photographs
Descansos Early descansos (Spanish for 'resting places') marked the graves of Conquistadors, pioneers, and others who died while travelling. ... http://www.pbs.org/opb/life360/locations/descansos/descansos.htm *** B/W Photos of five memorials, with stories
Bill Sampson Photographer
http://www.roadsidememorial.org/ **** Over 100 photos; good variety
Bob Bednar: Making Space on the Side of the Road: Towards A Cultural Study of Roadside Car Crash Memorials With Words and Pictures http://www.southwestern.edu/~bednarb/roadsidememorials/homework.html ***** Lots of excellent pictures; powerful text
|Australian Roadside Memorials - Big site. Very good photos and information on each memorial -- location, epitaph, etc. Thubnail index of each Australian State.
Mexican Shrines along the Highway By Story and Photos by July
McClure. Travelers ...
http://www.southernnewmexico.com/Articles/Travelogues/HighwayShrines.html * Very short article; three clear photos
Florida Photos » Roadside memorials (Loxahatchee) »
http://cemetery.innersource.com/group/2066 ** Half-a-dozen thumbnailed photos of Florida memorials without text
British Columbia Originally a mobile photography exhibit of
roadside memorials at fatal crash sites throughout the Surrey area. ...
http://www.griefworksbc.com/RoadSideMemorial.asp *** Eight thumbnailed photos with biographies of victims
Wallsend. This memorial was found at the corner of Sandgate and Minmi
Roads, in Wallsend. I would often see this memorial while on the bus to
Single memorial, several photos and
(Same Website as above) Old Pacific Highway. The following memorial was found on Freeman's Drive, part of the old Pacific Highway, that ran from Sydney to Newcastle, near Coorangong. ... http://hunter.apana.org.au/~gallae/hecate/gallery/roadside/oph.htm Single memorial, several photos and map
With roadside memorials popping up everywhere, it's easy to
forget that there is a heartbreaking loss tied to every marker. A family
member. A friend. ...
http://www.langleyadvance.com/issues00/12200/top2.htm One memorial photographed, biography and commentary
Burke Art Gallery - Denison University'En Memoria: Roadside
Memorials and Public Grieving in America.". Images. ...
http://www.denison.edu/artgallery/prevex.html * Two thumbnailed photos with short biographies
Roadside Memorials. December 28, 2002. messages of love,
encouragement, and cherished memory. ...
http://www.conzz.com/thump/thump/ltr_021228_memorials.html *** 30 small colour photos; no text
Dr. Omed ... these little memento mori quite frequently along the
roadside. .. Photos of memorial plus links to three others
http://blogs.salon.com/0002296/categories/roadsideAttractionsAndOkieArcana/ *** -- all a little sloooow to load
Descansos: A Tribute of Love... Roadside memorials were seen but she was not sure why they were erected or by whom. Most of what has been written so far on Descansos has been of New Mexico. ... http://www.panam.edu/dept/lrgvarchive/Descansos.htm *** 19 photos
|French Roadside Memorials - Bornes de Mémoire - A blog by a French student and researcher http://bornes-de-memoire.over-blog.com/|
Four Memorials in San Antonio, Texas. Thumbnailed Photos...
http://geocities.com/sleepinsafety/ * Several photos of each memorial; Thumbnails are sloooow
Descansos -- AnnBall.com the state of Texas, and in New York, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Florida, Tennessee, and Louisiana, there are a special set of roadside death memorials unrelated to ... http://annball.com/articles/article7.shtml **** Excellent concise article; six photos
Poetry and photos "Roadside Remembrance" Poetry by TL Stone
http://www.kudzumonthly.com/kudzu/jul01/feature.html ** Three photos with short comment and poetry
Photos: jwhiting. 24 photos with short opinion piece...
http://members.tripod.com/jwhiting/roadside.html **** 24 thumbnailed photos and a short personal article
Roadside altars- ... The highways in Wyoming have their share of roadside memorials too. The concentration of these ... http://www.noematic.org/mine/archives/011245.html B/W photo of one memorial with reply from witness to accident
Devotion or Distraction? .. And it hasnt just been the
community who have been vocal in opposing the roadside memorials. ...
http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/arts/media/showcase/journalism/DevotionDistraction.html **** 6 photos and fascinating article
Markers of death become iconic memorials July 14th, 2004 - ... .
Roadside memorials is a bland but descriptive term ...
http://www.lansingcitypulse.com/040714/art/index3.asp **** 4 terrific photos and substantial article
Memento Mori - Remember thy Dead
http://www.geocities.com/roadside_memorials/ *** 12 nice photos, no text
Joseph Ciarlante ... Travelling around, I had always seen
roadside memorials but had never really paid much attention to them. ...
http://www.ciarlante.com/port_int_rm-000.htm *** 5 thumbnailed photos
Roadsideamerica.com We have previously reported on debates about whether or not personalized roadside death memorials should be allowed along the ... http://www.roadsideamerica.com/pile/200111.html Good article, four photos of memorialsMEMORIALS IN CYBERSPACE:
--- Internet Memorial Service RoadPeace ... The service is
entirely internet based ...
--- http://www.roadpeace.org/internetmemorials/ Virtual Memorials - Around 200 so far
--- WebRing: Portal to 75+ websites, each with biography,
photos, tributes, etc. to victim of drunk driver
--- http://v.webring.com/hub?ring=ttrimm ***** Very effective as permanent 'virtual' memorials
--- Shawn Michael Lightner 1973 - 2003 ... Entire website about
road accident victim, with exhaustive details
Australian Radio Do you have a story to tell about roadside
memorials? Leave a message in our Religion & Ethics Guestbook for everyone
to read. ... http://www.abc.net.au/religion/stories/s1000839.htm
Follow the script of a program on Australian radio about memorials
http://www.abc.net.au/rn/relig/enc/stories/s1000854.htm ***** Very good coverage
Some Australian Examples - Critical Essay from Folklore, a publication in the field of Reference & Education ... http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m2386/is_1999_Annual/ai_55983656 **** Good article - Illustrations omitted
Roadside memorials: Public policy vs. ... prohibit roadside
memorials to accident victims for a number of reasons, including safety. ...
http://www.americancityandcounty.com/mag/government_roadside_memorials_public/ **** Very informative short article
Mothering: Living with Loss "Roadside memorials," I say, "are
certainly popular.". ...
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0838/is_2000_Jan-Feb/ai_58747279 *** Nice thoughtful essay
Caught between trying to enforce a ban on makeshift roadside
memorials and meeting the wishes of grieving families ..
http://www.poynter.org/dg.lts/id.2/aid.44711/column.htm *** Good article - Links worth following
Announcing International symposium, Australia 2003 ... Roadside
Memorials Location: Australia
One Family's view on their memorial Just as they are in many parts of Florida, roadside memorials are a common sight along Hernando County's roadways. From simple crosses ... http://www.sptimes.com/2004/07/20/Citrus/In_roadside_memorial_.shtml *** Worth reading
A Repository of morbid curiosities
Poem by Brian L. Davis A Roadside Memorial -- In this
humble town ...
Roadside memorials don't lose meaning. Last Updated: Aug. 25,
2003. There is a roadside memorial, a ...
http://www.jsonline.com/news/ozwash/aug03/164794.asp *** Lovely, warm article
American Atheists in Maryland said Friday they want the state to start removing roadside memorials; crosses, flowers and sometimes teddy bears that people ... http://www.crosswalk.com/news/religiontoday/1227321.html *** Comprehensive one-page report
Roadside memorials always give me momentary pause. Who died here?
What happened? ...
http://www.avenuemagazine.ca/november2004/last_word.html ** Good, one-page article
Australia [PDF (Acrobat) Format Interpreting New Deathscapes in
Newcastle, New South Wales ... placed for young people. ...
http://www.fbe.unsw.edu.au/staff/Kevin.Dunn/publications/1998/KMD1.pdf **** 16-page (PDF) article from professional journal
Multiple displays can be found along Greenway Parkway and on
http://www.newszap.com/articles/2004/03/19/az/north_valley/nep03.txt Short Article, one photo
Christian Research Association - The Roadside as Sacred Space ...
http://www.cra.org.au/pages/00000252.cgi *** Well-written religious viewpoint
Descansos: The Movie Proposed feature film 'This film is the groundbreaking vehicle that will finally bridge fiction and non-fiction to the most monumental element of life...death.' http://www.descansosthemovie.com/
Roadside memorial turns into theft dispute "Do you want a bunch
of graveyard flowers left in front of your house?"
Mother says man desecrated son's memorial
Roadside memorials deserve our respect.
http://www.hmbreview.com/articles/2004/11/10/news/editorial/story4.txt * Personal Defence
The crosses are popping up more frequently now, some states are
either banning the roadside memorials altogether or regulating their erection.
http://www.islandpacket.com/news/local/v-pda/story/4119921p-3886100c.html ** Wide-ranging short essay
Roadside Memorials Spark Religious Freedom Dispute. ... He believes roadside memorials are part of grieving and that they warn drivers of the dangers of the road. ... http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2000/004/13.20.html
Crosses to bear: Roadside memorials help mourners deal with
grief. ... A few states. now ban ...
http://www.dailyitem.com/archive/2003/0803/local/stories/04local.htm ** Human interest Article
Are highway memorials treasured remembrances or traffic hazards?
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/autos/topstories/082602_cc_autos_roadsidememorials.cb467d38.html Worth reading for human interest
Blog: Privacy or Exhibitionism? ... Thus, families and friends
have turned to building .. -- usually crosses or other structures. ...
http://blog.lewrockwell.com/lewrw/archives/001433.html * Article, including a few links worth following
Memorial Fatigue How about the growing number of roadside memorials going up? ... The largest roadside memorial I have seen was on a van trip to the Nazca. Bus crash - 42 dead. ... http://www.37signals.com/svn/archives/000052.php
Fine Arts: ... "Roadside Memorials, Shrines and other Markers" runs
at the Garfield Artworks, 4931 Penn Ave., through Feb. 28. ...
MADD supports the efforts of victims/survivors of impaired driving crashes to place roadside memorials safely and within sanctioned areas in ... http://www.madd.org/victims/0,1056,2491,00.html
Maryland Atheist Network ... The following letter was sent in response to a radio news story about David Condo and the American Atheists position in regard to roadside memorials. ... http://marylandatheists.com/feedback.htm Arguments for and against
Distraction Or Tribute? Roadside memorials are often more accessible than the gravesite and may be more inviting to friends and neighbors interested in paying their respects. ... http://www.paulalicata.com/memorials.htm ** Personal stories, no photos
One man's crusade to abolish religious symbols in public...
MADD Online: Sacred Space ... According to Dr. Jon K. Reid, ...
roadside memorials may contain a variety of meanings. ...
http://www.madd.org/victims/0,1056,2471,00.html MADD's opinion
Safety Concerns Clash with Roadside Memorials Duluth News
Tribune, Sept. 24 -- Roadside [memorials] have their origins ...
http://www.duluthsuperior.com/mld/duluthsuperior/9737667.htm Up-to-date broad-ranging article
Comment on memorials and 39 replies ...Roadside memorials. Every
so often you'll catch one out of the corner ...
Public Shrines are reminder of Interrupted Journey The descansos,
roadside memorials or crosses often erected with rock piles, ...
http://www.voznuestra.com/Americas/_1998/_October/30 Short article
I can't believe there are people who are so threatened by anyone's
display of religious belief ...
Quicktime Movie Roadside memorials A montage of roadside memorials in country and city NSW and Victoria. Windows Media (462 kb) Quicktime (1.3 mb). ... http://www.deathonline.net/movies/index.cfm
Rebecca Brown's Archived Thoughts of a Rural Woman.. ... Roadside Crosses. roadside memorials to those who have died along the way. ... http://rebeccasreads.com/archives/a_thoughts/thoughts_052001.html Short article
Families of victims want these things to be permanent. Tuesday 03
June 2003. Cultural Note Roadside Memorials ...
Letter from a TruckerTruck Drivers Forums ... view in new window - ... Post subject: Roadside Memorials, ... http://www.classadrivers.com/phpBB2/archive/o_t/t_1731/roadside-memorials.html *** Worth reading
Hawaii : Report of one tragedy and photos ...
Comments by readers on this report: http://www.starbulletin.com/2003/03/23/editorial/letters.html
There isn't a written law on Roadside memorials .. Script of TV
Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas - ... Roadside
memorials are becoming commonplace Monday, May 10, 2004 ...
http://www.wichita.edu/online/news/?__A=article&__NID=1598 ** Transcript of tape; good material
Another Roadside Distraction ... Soundbite and 62 comments which
it provoked ...
http://www.plastic.com/article.html;sid=04/10/11/00262202 **** Very interesting page
A New Trend, Aug 2004 Commemorating the dead with custom car
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A39905-2004Aug27.html *** Interesting news story
Song Planned: Roadside memorials for loss video. Mon, 13 Mar 2000
Atheists seek to ban roadside memorials Monday, October 27, 2003
http://mike.ripplinger.us/archives/2003_10.asp Scroll down, down, down to '27th October' for short, pertinent points
Honolulu... The crash occurred near roadside memorials for three
people in two other motorcycle accidents. ...
Memorial thought to be traffic hazard ... Friday October 22, 2004
From Australia: A meanness of spirit we can well do without. -
Reno: Readers disagree on roadside cross ... Letters for Dec. 4
For many years roadside memorials have been a lethal driving
hazard. . ... November 12, 2003
Arizona: Thieves steal from St. Johns family memorial . ...
http://www.wmicentral.com/site/news.cfm?BRD=2264&dept_id=506182&newsid=13346988&PAG=461&rfi=9 One photo
Atheists Going Too Far ... American Atheists in Maryland said
Friday they want the state to start removing roadside memorials;... ...
http://blogcritics.org/archives/2003/10/30/120048.php Good long opinion and several comments
Maryland Atheists Want State to Remove Roadside Memorials ...
Roadside markers causing grief for road crews
Same site -- Memorials can be healthy--for a while
Roadside memorials paying attention to sudden loss; ...
Families have different reasons for signs...
http://www.lakecityreporter.com/articles/2004/10/17/news/top_story/news01.txt Excellent human-interest article
Police Capt. marvels at the way young people deposit flowers at
roadside memorials and then get back in their cars and tear away at high ...
URL list of sites dealing with all kinds of memorials Open
http://odp.webwombat.com.au/WW51007.HTM ** Almost no accident memorials but a great resource for wider study
American Highway World: Wide-ranging list of links; No memorials, but unmissable for anybody interested in American Highway Life ... http://www.interestingideas.com/roadside/artlink.htm
State of West Virginia: Primer for Roadside memorials; Legislation;
State of Nevada: Roadside Memorial Policy Issues (PDF file)Legal
Considerations: Safety ... roadside memorials unless they represent a hazard or
are inappropriate in size and design. ... Option 3: Do not allow any roadside
State of Nevada Draft Proposal (PDF File 1 Page) March 2004
State of Wisconsin - News Item -provides guidance for roadside
State of Wisconsin - PDF Document - Guidelines for Roadside Memorials
Application Form for Obtaining a Permit for a Permanent Memorial.
Date : _____. Name : _____. ...
State of Wyoming 'New roadside memorial policy balances compassion, safety' April 15, 2003. WYDOT ... http://www.dot.state.wy.us/generic/news/press_releases/2003/memorial/memorial.html
Religious Intolerance Christian crosses and other highway
memorials- ... The state charges $500. The situation in Oregon: State Senator
Marilyn Shannon (R-Salem) is promoting a bill to legalize private roadside
memorials. ... http://www.religioustolerance.org/cros_hwy.htm
Sen. Marilyn Shannon intimidated for wanting to legalise Roadside memorials
Reno - Proposed rules -- Roadside memorials for people killed in traffic accidents would be allowed to stand for only two years under a draft proposal by the state Department ... http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2004/Mar-13-Sat-2004/news/23427127.html
Minnesota Department of Transportation has begun removing the
markers Some people are upset ...
More arguments for and against
Relatives have a right to memorials by the roadside - Citing safety concerns, Wisconsin has recently banned ...
http://www.temple-news.com/news/2003/10/02/Opinion/Relatives.Have.A.Right.To.Memorials.By.The.Roadside-511238.shtml Criticism of Wisconsin ban
Texas: Tyler and Austin instituted a moratorium on the removal of any roadside memorials, unless they were a ... http://www.vanzandtnews.com/chronicle/archive/2001/June/june01/wpcross.htm
Alaska Law signed legalizing roadside memorials. Web Posted: June 19, 2003. By CATHY BROWN. The Associated Press. The first time Barbara Dowdy ... http://alaskalegislature.com/stories/061903/roadmemorial.shtml Interesting news item: Mother gets law changed
Nevada: Small crowd divided on roadside memorials. ... And those opinions were mixed. "I'm against any form of roadside memorial," said Charles Carter of Carson City. ... http://www.tahoedailytribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040322/News/103220004/-1/NE
California Policy Question: Does Caltrans have any policy regarding memorial crosses, shrines, etc. ... http://www.bayarea.com/mld/mercurynews/news/5653115.htm
Virginia : Program that safely regulates the installation of roadside memorials for people who lose their ... http://www.virginiadot.org/infoservice/news/newsrelease.asp?ID=CO-5
Nevada Department of Transportation open house Wednesday to discuss whether to have standard roadside memorials or allow no ... http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2004/Apr-01-Thu-2004/news/23566127.html
Pennsylvania: Roadside memorial's removal stirs anger - ...
Virginia State Will Pay for Roadside Memorials
Colorado Court Rules Roadside Cross "Litter"
Detroit: Livonia OK's memorial for teen - 03/02/01 view in new
window - ...The emotionally charged issue affects communities across the state.
http://www.detnews.com/2001/wayne/0103/07/d01-194430.htm * Photo of victim
Alaska DOT cracking down on roadside memorials. ... There have
been no reported accidents caused by roadside memorials, Bennett said. ...
Alaska: Senate Approves Roadside Memorials - Bill Permits
Alaskans to Safely Honor Loved Ones. ...
South Carolina: Salisbury A state ban on roadside memorials isnt likely to end the practice of erecting makeshift tributes to accident victims, ... http://www.salisburypost.com/2001nov/110901ed.htm
Cincinnati: Bill To Enforce "Uniform" Roadside Memorials Defeated
Alaska: Sponsor Statement: House Bill 127 - ... Whitaker. "An Act allowing certain roadside memorials to be placed within the right-of-way of a state highway.". ... http://www.akrepublicans.org/whitaker/23/spst/whit_hb127.php
Item No. 2 was an ordinance amending Chapter 22 of the Fort Smith Municipal Code to authorize the removal of roadside memorials. ... http://www.fsark.com/BoardOfDirectors/Minutes/2003/07-15.html
Indianapolis: House nixes roadside memorial bill to replace personal but illegal roadside memorials for car crash victims with uniform ... http://www.nwitimes.com/articles/2003/02/05/news/region_and_state/6994da7972f6f99c86256cc40015c6d3.txt
Technical Advice Sheet 9-page PDF Good technical and legal detail, definitions, etc. http://www.transport.tas.gov.au/safety/roadside_crash_markers/pdf/TECHNICAL%20%20ADVICE%20%20SHEET%207.pdf
Oregon: 'Distracting' roadside memorials removed by insensitive ODOT. These roadside memorials serve as a reminder that the road is dangerous. ... http://www.phs.phoenix.or.us/schoolpaper/november99/roadside.html
Edmonton, Alberta ... how problems are dealt with ...
Scroll down to 'Accident Memorials' ; 3 good
Alaska Lawmaker proposes legalizing roadside memorials. FAIRBANKS
Tyler, Texas woman's yearlong crusade to expand the state's rules for roadside memorials to all types of highway accident sites, not just DWIs, is being ... http://tspweb02.tsp.utexas.edu/webarchive/06-05-01/2001060506_s03_Survivors.html
Rocky Mountain ... New law authorizes memorials for those killed in
crashesThe Roadside Memorial Signing Program was established by a state law
Virginia, Winchester General Assembly Cuts Funding for Roadside Memorials Two days after the Commonwealth Transportation ... http://www.winchesterstar.com/TheWinchesterStar/030226/Area_assembly.asp
It takes a special kind of meanness to take it upon one's self to
dismantle highway memorials to lost family members ...
ColoradoSenate .A Look Back at Session 2004. The governor also signed a bill I introduced to allow roadside memorials. The legislation creates rules and specifications for roadside memorials and markers. ... http://www.coloradosenate.com/results.php3?news_id=602
Alaska: Links to Full Documentation for Bill HB 127 "An Act relating to roadside memorials within the right-of-way of a state highway." Bill Root: ... http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_bill.asp?session=23&bill=HB127
Q. Would you restrict the placement of memorial crosses along
Nevadas roadways? ...
Colorado: Bill would have Colorado pay for roadside memorials 03/02/2004 - 12:47:18 pm - The roadside memorials you see beside highways in Colorado will become part of ... http://www.truckflix.com/news_article.php?newsid=855
Grieving dad fights for roadside memorials. ... Blount is now
channeling his grief and energy into a campaign to legalize roadside memorials.
Indiana -House lawmakers rejected a bill that called for removing roadside memorials put up by families of accident victims and replacing them with state ... http://www.landlinemag.com/Legislative_Watch/2003/IN/Updates/HB1110_updates.htm
Boston. Law would limit roadside memorials. By Dan Ring, Ottaway
News Service ...
Oregon Highway shrines draw fire - 1/30/00 -- Foes of roadside memorials for car-crash victims are ... Debate over roadside memorials has come up elsewhere. ... http://www.detnews.com/2000/religion/0001/31/01300156.htm
Icons or eyesores? VDOT vows to replace roadside memorials. ...
Only friends and family of the victims notice them. ...
http://readthehook.com/stories/2003/02/26/coverIconsOrEyesoresVdotVo.html Very good human-interest article; 2 b/w photos
Colorado - 3/23/04-A Senate bill that would add the roadside memorials beside highways to the state budget has died. The bill, sponsored by Sen. ... http://www.landlinemag.com/Legislative_Watch/2004/CO/Updates/SB79_updates.htm
Region of Peel, Canada - Council Recommends New Policy for
Roadside Memorials. ...
Plantation City, Florida PDF FILE: Minutes of Council Meeting
... To permit Roadside Memorials ...
http://www.plantation.org/councilagenda_files/minutes/01_acrobat/01.02.07.pdf 'Inside City Hall'; starts page 5
Wisconsin DOT provides guidance for Roadside Memorials ...
including link to DOT document in PDF format:
Representative Mark Larson - PDF document... Senate Bill SB04-079
to permit Roadside Memorials on Public Highways. ...
Safety concerns fail to curb roadside memorials. balloons. This
policy includes roadside memorials. ...
http://www.itd.idaho.gov/transporter/2003/061303_Trans/061303_Memorials.html Informative article
Salida, Arkinsas: Memorial policy compromise. ...A member of the victims family can purchase a sign for $100 ... http://www.themountainmail.com/2004archives/092704/thursdaynews.html#top
Virginia: Bill seeks compromise between grief and safety January
27, 2002 ... can pose safety hazards. ...
Wisconsin - Assembly Bill 513 - roadside memorials for traffic
accident victims along highways ...
History of Assembly Bill 513 Amendment Memo An Act to create 86.045 of the statutes; relating to: roadside memorials ...
Colorado Senate Bill 04-186 . Concerning the authorization of
roadside memorials . ...
Arkansas: Highway Department removes crosses as bus crash site.
The law ... has been on the books since 1953. ...
Idaho: Senate Bill No. 1137 - This bill changes what is allowed
as a roadside memorial on state highways ...
California: Berkeley ... Police Chief Oversteps Bounds in Banning
http://www.berkeleydaily.org/article.cfm?archiveDate=09-24-04&storyID=19713 Significant article
Colorado - Denver SB 186 Authorize Roadside Memorials (Entz,
Larson) Legislative Report ...
http://www.ccionline.org/legreportview.cfm?filename=LR22704.htm&ID=268 Scroll down to last paragraph
Colorado SB 04-186 Allows a person to request the department of
transportation to erect and maintain a roadside memorial. ...
Indiana -- House Bill 1110 Requires the department of
transportation to erect uniform roadside memorials. ... Defeated ...
Louisiana: What is Louisiana's policy on roadside memorials?
Roadside memorials are encroachments on DOTD right of way ...
Colorado - State adopts a sensible rule for roadside memorials. -
October 2004 - . ...
Bill To Enforce "Uniform" Roadside Memorials Defeated ...
Virginia HB 85 Requires the Virginia Department of Transportation
to establish regulations for placement of roadside memorials .
Roadside Memorial Sign on UK roads 'Remember Me' . Since its launch on 31 August 2003, hundreds of the new signs ... http://www.roadpeace.org/pr/roadsign.html
Councils are cracking down on the growing number of roadside memorials for victims of traffic accidents. Local authorities ... http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/10/25/naccid25.xml ** The fight crosses the Atlantic to UK Councils
South Ayreshire Council PDF file Report on Roadside Memorials and Floral Tributes. ... http://www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/committees/publications/2004/ETD0731/ETD831aug04.pdf
Yorkshire A councillor calling for the removal of roadside accident memorials says the floral shrines are "appalling". ... http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/north_yorkshire/3881767.stm Don't miss four British links on this page
'Remember Me'. The launch of a national Roadside Memorials Campaign on the anniversary of the road death of Diana, Princess of Wales. ... http://www.bikersweb.co.uk/latest/sept03/019remember_me_roadsign_campaign.htm
Dundee THE PARENTS of a Dundee girl who died in a road accident last night branded councils who want to impose rules on roadside memorials small-minded.. ... http://www.thecourier.co.uk/output/2004/08/30/newsstory6279103t0.asp
House of Commons Hansard Written Answers for 7 Jun 2000 (pt 2) view in new window - ... Roadside Memorials ... what procedures ... http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm199900/cmhansrd/vo000607/text/00607w02.htm
South Ayrshire Council - For the same reason roadside memorials, which would be visited on numerous occasions for cleaning and tending, are also problematic and may distract passing ... http://www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/news/2004/roadside_memorials.htm
West Yorkshire |Call for roadside memorials - Councils should allow permanent roadside memorials for accident victims, campaigners say. ... Call for roadside memorials. Roadside tributes ... http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/west_yorkshire/3072209.stm
Highland Government, Inverness Roads & Transport Committee Minutes 1 October 1998 view in new window - ... Director of Roads and Transport setting out proposals ... http://www.highland.gov.uk/minutes/headquarters/new_archive/r&t/r&t_min_011098.htm
House of Commons ... Short question and reply re Roadside
Lincolnshire bans roadside shrines ...
http://www.deepingsonline.co.uk/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=353 Newsbite quoted from The Times and 3 responses
First ever national recognition of Britains road dead ...
29th Aug 2003
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