Beachgoers beware: Drivers pose potentially deadly danger on the sand

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Driving on beaches is aesthetically displeasing and dangerous for beach strollers as well as damaging to the ecosystem. There is increasing evidence that large-scale prohibition of driving brings back the beach fauna and flora in a dramatic way. In 2001 South Africa prohibited all beach driving and recovery of birds was immediate and dramatic. Captions and Photograph: © SAF – PSDS

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Beachgoers are being urged to stay vigilant this summer amid an alarming number of injuries — and even deaths — caused by drivers on the beach.

At least 12 states allow you to drive on at least some beaches…

Read Full Article; CBS News (06-05-2019)

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