A sign of the times on Highway 49 | TheUnion.com

A sign of the times on Highway 49

Firefighters at Nevada County Consolidated Fire Station 88 have shared their thoughts on Highway 49 safety by posting a pair of signs asking drivers to “Arrive alive, Drive 55.” “We are also very tired of seeing the fatalities and serious injuries on Highway 49 so we had these made as our reminder to our community,” said Chief Tim Fike, whose firefighters responded to 11 of the 12 fatal accidents on Highway 49 in 2005.

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