Josh and the Armchair Mayor: Highway 5A

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Josh Pagé and Mel Rothenburger discuss whether big rigs should be banned from Highway 5A (Josh Pagé/CBC)
Should semi trucks be allowed on Highway 5A?

That's the question driving a big rig debate on the Old Merritt Highway.

The road is known for its tight curves and scenic landscapes.

It's also known for crashes that are often fatal.

South Kamloops MLA Kevin Krueger says big trucks should be banned from the highway, and so does a petition that's making the rounds..

Now Josh and the Armchair Mayor weigh in.

Josh Pagé and Mel Rothenburger start at a truck stop before driving to Highway 5A.

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