Skip to ContentSkip to Radioplayer

We bring you the facts about COVID-19

Support Reveal

public data

State Secrets

Hidden dangers ahead: How states keep accident-prone roads secret

A federal law has been interpreted by many state governments and state courts to allow their agencies to keep secret studies, surveys and other data about dangerous roads, bridges and intersections if there is even a remote possibility that someone might one day sue the government for failing to make needed redesigns or repairs.

Dec 30, 2016