Research Underway for Golf Cart Tunnel Project

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Old 07-21-2019, 03:25 PM
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I will agree lighting would help, but everyone knows what their cart speed is, and the cornering effect.

You can’t fix stupid, and I drive better than all, and am not the problem in the tunnel when I enter at excessive speed.
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Old 07-21-2019, 03:52 PM
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Some of the tunnels need extensive remaking like the one under Buena Vista near Saddlebrook Recreational Center. Too narrow and not high enough. I fell like I have to duck my head every time I go into this one. Just a reaction to how low the ceiling of the tunnel is and my guess is that some golf carts are too high to use that tunnel.
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Old 07-21-2019, 04:07 PM
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How is it these same tunnels have worked effectively for the past 15-20 years?
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Old 07-21-2019, 04:46 PM
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Sounds like a great application for the dreaded speed bumps.
Please do not beat me up too bad!
No worries from me. It is the one place that I think small speed bumps is a good idea. Just high enough to get certain drivers to slow down without jarring the rest of us too badly.
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Old 07-21-2019, 04:58 PM
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From what I’ve seen and experienced,
people turn into tunnels to fast,
and often times will even drive right over the stop line in the opposite lane.
One time I came close to an accident, it was when another cart didn’t quite stop
when exiting the tunnel when I was about to pass the tunnel entrance.
I see improvement in lighting inside the tunnels as nice, but I don’t feel it’s a big factor in accidents

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Old 07-21-2019, 05:37 PM
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I would be willing to bet alcohol is the major cause. Been here since 2005 and never had trouble seeing in the tunnels.
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Old 07-21-2019, 05:42 PM
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would like to see the data used to support most accidents occur in and around tunnels.....from reading daily accidents reports with golf carts....tunnels are NOT the culprit.
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Old 07-21-2019, 06:22 PM
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I would be willing to bet alcohol is the major cause. Been here since 2005 and never had trouble seeing in the tunnels.
I’ll buy that one!!
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Old 07-21-2019, 06:50 PM
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Probably because of the increased use of the tunnels by a ever growing population. And many of these are quite new users of golf carts and some even of any kind of motorized vehicle like a golf cart.
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Old 07-21-2019, 09:13 PM
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The majority of accidents of all kinds are caused by human error. How does painting a tunnel and adding lights eliminate human error?
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