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The History of America's Rest Stops

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Have you ever wondered why all rest stops seem to look the same? Rest stops around America actually reflect a major milestone in the history of America highways. Originally created for safety reasons, rest stops, also known as safety rest areas, have always been associated with America’s highway system. But there is actually a very interesting story behind the history and architecture of America’s rest areas. On this episode of Vehicle Vibes Radio, host Marcia Hansen will speak with Joanna Dowling from Rest Area History about the historical and architectural significance of rest areas. After this episode, your road trips will never be the same.