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Talking Points -- 511 can help avert winter dangers on state roads

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We always wonder what our tax money is being spent on and if those dollars are being spent wisely.

The 511 Traveler Information system would have to be considered one of those services that is worth the money, especially at this time of year.


The 511 system was launched in Minnesota this summer as part of the national traveler information system. The Federal Communications Commissioner designated the 511 phone number in 2000.

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