Another death on Highway 148

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I am concerned about the conditions and speeds on Highway 148 between Terry Fox and the 4-lanes. I have sent probably 10 e-mails regarding this problem to MP Amos, Transport Quebec, and the Mayor of Pontiac (Luskville) I’m doing it again; this time, at the end of someone’s life.

I am concerned about the conditions and speeds on Highway 148 between Terry Fox and the 4-lanes. I have sent probably 10 e-mails regarding this problem to MP Amos, Transport Quebec, and the Mayor of Pontiac (Luskville) I’m doing it again; this time, at the end of someone’s life.
I get the typical response from politicians: they are not responsibile for the highway -Transports Quebec is. I have e-mailed all parties regarding this as a Pontiac tax-payer, and, to our member of Parliament. It’s time someone steps up to the plate to protect the people. The highway is not a dragway, but a transportation line for families to drive to work, for kids to take the bus to go to school, and for the Pontiac to survive. There are too many accidents and deaths on this highway.
I was told an assessment was going to be done by Transport Quebec along this area last year, but I have heard and seen nothing — except for another person who will not return home to his family.
I do not know the man who died last week, but I feel for his family and friends. There are sections — where this man died — that the speed limit is 90km, with children getting on and off the school bus. My family and I have been passed on solid lines up Ghost Hill. Maybe the Pontiac Journal can help find answers, so we can prevent another death on this highway. There are, I believe, two police cars from the MRC des Collines that patrol Pontiac during the day, and one at night. No one seems to care!

Brandon Deaves
Pontiac