NPR logo U.S. Highway 6: A Deadly Rural Road

U.S. Highway 6: A Deadly Rural Road

U.S. Highway 6: A Deadly Rural Road

This 60-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 6 in Utah — half of the road's entire span — is especially risky given tight and twisting canyons, narrow traffic lanes, freeway speeds and a volatile traffic mix of heavy trucks, passenger cars and recreational vehicles.