Rumble Strips saving lives on rural highways

Fast facts:

-  A new study by WSU's Transportation Research Group shows rumble strips on state highways are reducing crashes and saving lives in Michigan.

- Between 2008 and the present, MDOT has installed centerline rumble strips on 5,700 miles of two-lane high-speed roads.

-  In the crash categories examined, the study showed a 47 percent reduction in total crashes and a 51 percent reduction in fatal crashes.

-  In Michigan, rumble strips are expected to eliminate 337 crashes, saving 16 lives and preventing 62 serious injuries, each year.