Even if you love Idaho as much as we do, it's fair to say--and we think everyone can agree--that sometimes, Idaho is a little weird. Whether it's something funny that happens online or something ridiculous that is going on, particularly in our statehouse--the internet usually finds a reason to scratch their heads and say "what's going on in Iowa...we mean...Idaho?"

Drive a few miles in any direction and you'll end up somewhere unique. Will it be a beautiful mountain range, a barren desert, a booming metropolis? It depends which way you're going.

Idaho drivers always have a lot to say--they're an opinionated people--but only REAL Idahoans will know what on earth is happening with these totally random and totally Idaho, roads.

Let's take a look at these strange roads..

The Road Lines & Paintings That Leave Even Idaho Drivers Confused

Have you ever driven on a road that had these peculiar lines?

If you saw one of these in Boise, would you know what to do?

The answer certainly isn't to 'follow along' with the lines and swerve! It is, as we shared above, a warning that an intersection is coming up--and you've got a stop sign to be aware of! The safety measures aim to prepare drivers for this stop, often out "in the middle of nowhere" or where your road might be particularly vulnerable to a bad accident or t-bone situation.

These intersections are actually some of the most accident-prone in Idaho

The 6 Most Deadly Intersections in the Boise Area Over the Past 10 Years

We examined the Fatality Analysis Reporting System data from the NHTSA for 2010-2020 (the most recent year available) to determine which intersections in the Treasure Valley have had the most fatal crashes and resulted in the most deaths.

Whether they cause accidents or not, these intersections are often cause for frustration in the Treasure Valley

The Top 12 Most Frustrating Intersections in the Treasure Valley

If we were to compare ourselves to other major cities in the Pacific Northwest, Boise would look silly complaining about these sorts of things slowing down our commute by minutes. But, we're not Seattle. We're not Portland. These intersections are annoying and everyone knows it!

These 17 Roads & Intersections are Known Speed Treasure Valley Speed Traps

Driving in the Treasure Valley, no matter how "bad" traffic has gotten over the last several years, really isn't too much of a challenge. Getting from Point A to Point B in our area isn't nearly as difficult as it is in larger or comparable sized cities yet, there's always someone in a hurry. What happens when one is in a hurry? Road Rage? Distracted Driving? Speeding?
Here are the most significant speed traps across the Treasure Valley that you need to be aware of.

Idaho Man Has Suggestive Dance Party on Car Mid-Intersection

A traditional "Chinese Fire Drill" has nothing on this man...

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