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Old 11-08-2018, 09:15 AM
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Just reverse these directions and you can come out by The Home Depot on 441 (Rolling Acres).


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I have taken that before and yes, it is a much nicer and scenic drive. 301 can be very busy at times, and has plenty of stop lights.
Waldo is a notorious speed trap. At one point, even AAA would route you around it.

Anything north of Richmond, VA is certainly the worst part of the trip.

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Old 11-12-2018, 07:42 PM
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I have taken that before and yes, it is a much nicer and scenic drive. 301 can be very busy at times, and has plenty of stop lights.
Waldo is a notorious speed trap. At one point, even AAA would route you around it.

Anything north of Richmond, VA is certainly the worst part of the trip.
Waldo is no longer a speed trap. The state went after them and ordered them to stop what they wee doing. Because of that, their police force disbanded. It is now a pretty consistent speed through there. I would be more careful with Starke.
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Old 11-12-2018, 10:18 PM
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Waldo is no longer a speed trap. The state went after them and ordered them to stop what they wee doing. Because of that, their police force disbanded. It is now a pretty consistent speed through there. I would be more careful with Starke.
301 is horrendous with speed changes every few blocks it seems. Got a $250 ticket in Starke. Was not speeding. They look for out of State plates. I now take 95-295- I 10 to 75 South to 144. A little longer but roads are good and speeds faster.

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Old 11-13-2018, 07:12 AM
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Auto train is worthless to us, no dogs allowed, not an option!
Reason #89 why I don't have a dog. But seriously dogs wouldn't work on trains. 14 hours with no stops.

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301 is horrendous with speed changes every few blocks it seems. Got a $250 ticket in Starke. Was not speeding. They look for out of State plates. I now take 95-295- I 10 to 75 South to 144. A little longer but roads are good and speeds faster.
How long ago did all of this happen? I have read that the speed limit no longer changes frequently along that stretch of 301 - no? I had read about the Waldo P.D.; and if I recall correctly, Starke has a bunch of traffic lights that can impede driving over the speed limit - has that changed, too?
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Old 11-13-2018, 10:52 PM
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All good about the A-T. However, if you're a light sleeper, know that the loco-train whistle blasts several times at all grade crossings the further south you get. All. Night. Long. Did it once; never again.
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Old 11-14-2018, 06:02 AM
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All good about the A-T. However, if you're a light sleeper, know that the loco-train whistle blasts several times at all grade crossings the further south you get. All. Night. Long. Did it once; never again.
I was warned about this. I got a room to the rear. Not bad at all.
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Reason #89 why I don't have a dog. But seriously dogs wouldn't work on trains. 14 hours with no stops.
Depends on the dog. I wish I had my dog's bladder.
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Depends on the dog. I wish I had my dog's bladder.
Don't we all! I couldn't get out the station.
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