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Subject: Why are curves on roads banked?

Date: Wed May 19 09:18:19 1999
Posted by Mychal Robins
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Roadways around curves are sometime banked or at an incline 
toward the center of the curve.  Why is this?

Re: Why are curves on roads banked?

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