Dillon Road

Dillon Road, a dangerous drive through the open desert

Dillon Road is an isolated road running through the open desert, located in the Coachella Valley of Southern California's Colorado Desert region, in USA.

The road is 55km (34.2 mi) long and runs from California 86 Highway in Indio, a city in Riverside County, towards Twentynine Palms Highway, in Palm Springs, a desert resort city in Riverside County.

The road is dangerous, with 49 collisions between 2012 and 2016. It's mostly straight with minimal traffic. Most of the cars are traveling significantly over the 55 mph speed limit.

 

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