New technology helps firefighters and rescue workers get through intersections quickly and safely.
By April Wright, Reporter
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 4:06 pm
The Opticom system — devices on traffic signals that change lights to clear the way and make intersections safer for emergency traffic — have been installed at all intersections along East Stuart Drive in Galax, from the Main Street to Walmart.
Two preempting devices have also been installed at the Webster and Washington intersections on Main Street. Three more will be installed at Center, Grayson and Oldtown streets in January.
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