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Frank Fellone

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Deputy Editor, Columnist

Deputy Editor, Columnist

Recent Stories by Frank Fellone

DRIVETIME MAHATMA: Letters say toll OK for 3-lane I-40

posted: 04/12/2014 3:19 a.m. Discuss

A couple of weeks ago in this space, the question was asked: Would you pay a toll for a third lane on Interstate 40 between North Little Rock and Memphis?

DRIVETIME MAHATMA: 7-year run files scores of answers

posted: 04/05/2014 3:21 a.m. Discuss

Dear Readers: Fourscore and seven years ago … no, that’s not right. Drop the fourscore and stick with the seven. That’s how long this column has been inflicted on the public.

DRIVETIME MAHATMA: Truckers’ roadblocks not helpful

posted: 03/29/2014 3:05 a.m. Discuss

Dear Knowledgeable One: Surely you have addressed this before, but why do big-rig drivers block lanes of the interstate highways when approaching construction zones? They leave huge gaps, causing even more congestion. It’s infuriating! — Golfer Girl

DRIVETIME MAHATMA: Beamed? Then flash is not rash

posted: 03/22/2014 5:30 a.m. Discuss

Dear Mahatma: My newly licensed granddaughter tells me that we can no longer “ask” an oncoming driver to lower his high beams by quickly flashing our own lights. Is this a new law, or is she incorrect, in which case could you be the one to set her right, if you get my drift? — Ann

Do violent video games = violent lives?

posted: 03/19/2014 5 a.m. Comments 2

SEARCY -- Dave Grossman is hitting his topic -- violent video games -- hard. He has a crowd at Harding University's Benson Auditorium hanging on every word.

DRIVETIME MAHATMA: I-40 stretch just busier and busier

posted: 03/15/2014 3:29 a.m. Comments 3

Dear Mahatma: I do hope you were at the Tuesday conference about the problems on Interstates 55 and 40. — Cynthia

DRIVETIME MAHATMA: Winter ice, snow done, oracle says

posted: 03/08/2014 2:46 a.m. Discuss

Dear Mahatma: How come the lights don’t go to flashing red at Markham and Victory when conditions are nasty? Coming east — downhill — on Markham in the snow and ice is, well, yikes! — Downtown Commuter

DRIVETIME MAHATMA: Script for A Bridge Too Few

posted: 03/01/2014 2:56 a.m. Discuss

Dear Mahatma: What’s this about blowing up the Broadway Bridge? When did that happen? My little sports car can’t take the bumpy trolley tracks at the foot of the Main Street Bridge. Will the trolley routes change during rush hour while the new bridge is built? — Really Concerned

DRIVETIME MAHATMA: Education of drivers never ends

posted: 02/22/2014 3:11 a.m. Discuss

Dear Mahatma: I read with interest about the decline in traffic fatalities and wonder if mandatory driver’s education would reduce the number even further. Or is it mandatory? And why aren’t parallel parking and interstate merging included in the road test? My son has his license, and I feel it was far too easy to get. I won’t let him on the highway because he’s not ready, yet legally he could, and that’s kind of scary. — Thinks Licensing Too Easy

HOW COME?: Cold truth: Insects don’t die

posted: 02/18/2014 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Now is the winter of our discontent — Richard III At least it will kill the bugs! — Everybody else Snow and freezing rain fell in far southeast Arkansas on Feb. 11. It was the 14th occurrence of winter precipitation in Arkansas in this unusually cold, gray winter.

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